The answer comes in the rich seam of wonderful stories about the players, teams and other football folk that made the early days of British football such a glorious era.
To confirm that very fact, Chris O met up with Graham Sibley to talk about Chapman's Arsenal, a Twitter account that provides real-time insights into Arsenal Football Club during the late-1920's and early 1930's.
There's also a discussion about the formative days of British football that will feature in an upcoming podcast series that Graham's currently working on.
So if you fancy immersing yourself in a more innocent time when players had curly moustaches, centre-partings and very little money, why not listen in to The Football Attic Podcast Extra... you'll be glad you did.
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