Jeff Hall: the footballer whose death turned the tide against polio
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The best stories from the beautiful game that you may never have heard before, written by some of the world’s leading sports journalists, and spanning more than 100 years of sporting history from across the footballing planet. In this episode: it took the sudden passing of the 29-year-old England right-back in 1959 to get a generation pouring into clinics for inoculation against polio, a disease that in the previous 10 years had killed over 3,000 people in England and Wales
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