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Old 10-15-2015, 08:38 PM
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This is strictly my opinion. The golden age of football went from about the mid 1950s to the late 1960s. There was something about those days that were very special when it came to the sport. It wasn't nearly as commercialized as now and it wasn't hyped up the way it is today. It was a down to earth sport played on real grass in open stadiums where a snowstorm might through the game in a different direction. Don't get me wrong, football since about 1970 has had great players and teams but it just didn't have the feel of the golden age. Let me give you an analogy. The golden age of Hollywood went from about 1930 to sometime in the early 40s. Movies after that just didn't have the feel of the golden age even though there were(and still are) great actors and actresses and some good screenplays. But the feel of the golden age just isn't there and never will be again. Football is still a great sport but it isn't what it used to be even if 80,000 fans show up screaming their lungs out. Now the golden age of football could have started before the 1950s but I wasn't born yet so I don't know what it was like in the 30s and 40s. It will be interesting to hear other peoples opinions.
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