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Remembering Jimmy Seed: WWI soldier and footballing hero | BBC London

Remembering Jimmy Seed: WWI soldier and footballing hero | BBC London

United Kingdom
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. This is the remarkable story of a soldier who twice survived being gassed by the Germans but at the end of the war, Jimmy Seed was told he wasn't fit enough to continue his career as a footballer. He didn't let that deter him though and as Chris Slegg reports he went on to become a true London football legend.