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Bobby Charlton

Football star Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his love of bird and sea life. From Preston's Deepdale stadium. From August 1973.

Football legend Bobby Charlton tells Derek Jones about his little-known interest in ornithology. From Preston's Deepdale stadium.

Grey Lag Greese, Roe Deer and Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker are among is choices of recordings from the BBC Sound Archives.

In 1973, the England World Cup and Manchester United star had just taken over as the manager of Preston North End FC.

Produced in Bristol by John Burton.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1973.

15 days left to listen

30 minutes

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