When Football and Politics meet
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When football and politics mix

Just as Theresa May was due to make a Brexit statement in early January, she got bumped from BBC1 to BBC2 because of an FA Cup match.

The prime minister was due to address the nation after surviving a no-confidence vote at the same time as the Southampton vs Derby game went to penalties.

It's not the first time football and politics have tangled in the UK - BBC Rewind takes a look back at a few memorable moments.

  • 24 Jan 2019
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