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David Thomas is the author of ‘Foul Play’ about the Grobbelaar match fixing allegations and trials

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David Thomas: Unpaid work isn't a disgrace, it's an opportunity

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David Thomas: Come and share my Eton playing fields

Public school privilege is as much a question of attitudes as facilities

David Thomas: Who needs a knighthood when you can be a National Treasure?

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