Cartoon Depicting the Problems of Professionalism in Footbal
Cartoon showing the perceived problems of professionalism in football. In the main series of images, two football club directors haggle over the value of a player who performs a number of feats in front of them. The price wavers between 50 and 1000 pounds, before concluding on 75 with the comment Very well. If I don't like him I can always sell him'. In the image at bottom right, an auction takes place for a player, under a banner proclaiming: Weekly sales of the Finest footballers. Complete Teams supplied at short notice'"
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans