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#294237 - 23rd Feb 2009 8:34pm Its a knockout 1968
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Just found this, anyone remember?
Check out the second heat and its location!!
www.jsfnet.co.uk/series_1968.htm
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#294239 - 23rd Feb 2009 8:37pm Re: Its a knockout 1968 [Re: hoseman]
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haha brilliant it would have been perfect for it.

used to love this show
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#294310 - 23rd Feb 2009 11:14pm Re: Its a knockout 1968 [Re: uggla]
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A 'Wirral' team took part in the 1977 series of It's a Knockout:



I was in Oldham to see Wirral coming second (Oldham won with 28 points, Wirral was second with 22 points and Wigan were third with 21 points, Oldham went on to be second in their heat of Jeux Sans Frontières.)



"The thirty strong 'It's a Knockout' Squad (pictured above) have been recruited by the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, Department of Leisure Services from nearly 300 applicants who attended recruitment sessions at the Oval Sports Centre, Bebington. The Squad have undertaken an intensive training schedule under the supervision of Team Capta'in, John Oxton, who in addition to being Manager at the Oval is also a senior coach of the British Athletics Board.

The Department of Leisure Services operates and manages a diverse range of leisure amenities within the borough which has a population of approximately 355,000. Facilities in the area are many and varied and include 6 leisure complexes, 7 indoor and 4 outdoor swimming pools, 4 municipal golf course, 3 theatres, 25 libraries, 2 art galleries and museums and over 3,000 acres of public open space including 2 country parks. Wirral are delighted to have been invited to participate in the 1977 series of 'It's a Knockout' and look forward to an exciting and enjoyable afternoon in Oldham."



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#294331 - 23rd Feb 2009 11:48pm Re: Its a knockout 1968 [Re: uptoncx]
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Originally Posted By: uptoncx

The Department of Leisure Services operates and manages a diverse range of leisure amenities within the borough which has a population of approximately 355,000. Facilities in the area are many and varied and include 6 leisure complexes, 7 indoor and 4 outdoor swimming pools, 4 municipal golf course, 3 theatres, 25 libraries, 2 art galleries and museums and over 3,000 acres of public open space including 2 country parks. Wirral are delighted to have been invited to participate in the 1977 series of 'It's a Knockout' and look forward to an exciting and enjoyable afternoon in Oldham."




And how much of that is left?
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#294408 - 24th Feb 2009 11:34am Re: Its a knockout 1968 [Re: Waddi]
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Originally Posted By: WADDI


And how much of that is left?


Just what I was thinking.
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#294416 - 24th Feb 2009 12:23pm Re: Its a knockout 1968 [Re: chriskay]
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The Penguin game, one of the all time greats (turn the sound up)
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