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cow-heels"At Clitheroe Borough Police-court on Wednesday, Fielden Hartley, professional football player and left full back for the Clitheroe team, was committed to prison for two months' hard labour, for stealing a quantity of tripe and cow-heels from Mr John Langtree's tripe-dressing works, Clitheroe." - 1892


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