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Cheers and booze

Updated: November 2, 2010, 10:52 AM ET
By David Hirshey | Special to ESPN.com

Let's face it, one of the hallmarks of English soccer culture is the excessive drinking that surrounds it. From the legions of lager-loving louts who travel by train up and down the country on game day to the after-hours bar brawls that are sport for players on their days off, it's as much as part of the EPL as diving, take-no-prisoners tackling and WAGs.

And it's nothing new.

The sainted Bobby Moore, captain of England's 1966 World Cup champions, did TV spots extolling ...

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