Misprits

MY favourite press misprint appeared in The Hartlepool Mail sometime in the mid-1960s and involved a match report between Hartlepool United and the visitors Aldershot Town, also known as the Shots.

After a spell of pressure from the home team the away team broke away and scored – or as the report meant to say, “the Shots broke away and scored”.

However, by some wicked chance, the “o” in Shots was replaced by an “i”, no doubt a sentiment which many of the home fans would agree.

Martin Birtle, Billingham.

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