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Legitimacy, at long last, for Lionesses

Updated: June 22, 2011, 12:58 PM ET
By Roger Bennett | Special to ESPN.com

If John Hughes had come of age in suburban Glasgow instead of the American Midwest, the movie "Gregory's Girl" is the kind of classic he would have conjured. The soccer-themed film was to 1980s Britain what "The Breakfast Club" was to the States: generation-defining, coming-of-age magic.

Crafted by cult Scottish director Bill Forsyth, the movie revolved around the tale of how a teenage girl revived the sagging fortunes of a high school boys' soccer team. Feathered of hair, long of ...

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