Sunday, June 11, 2006

World Cup stamps

Shown at left is a photo that appeared in the Croydon Guardian (U.K.) of the Croydon ladies postal football team.

"Decked out in their football kits members of the only female Post Office football team in the country unveiled a special set of World Cup stamps."

The new stamps, which went on sale last week, mark 40 years since "England's greatest footballing triumph" and also honor the other winning countries since 1966. Each stamp shows a player alongside the nation's flag and the year they won the trophy.

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For more on the World Cup, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM