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Football lessons for the Church: Peter Crumpler on what is positive about the beautiful game

10 January 2020


Brentford FC’s Bryan Mbeumo (left) celebrates scoring against Cardiff City, in December

Brentford FC’s Bryan Mbeumo (left) celebrates scoring against Cardiff City, in December

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The Revd Peter Crumpler is a season-ticket holder at Brentford FC, a club that he has supported for more than half a century. He is also a Self-Supporting Minister in St Albans diocese and a former director of communications at Church House Westminster. 

In this week’s Church Times, he writes about some of the surprising lessons that that the Church can learn from football. And on this week’s podcast, Ed Thornton speaks to him to find out more.

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