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Faith and the world of football

Can faith and football mix?

Linvoy Primus, a former professional footballer, began his professional career at Charlton Athletic. Linvoy then moved to Barnet and finally to Portsmouth. It was whilst at Portsmouth that Linvoy became a Christian. Watch the film to find out more about what Linvoy’s faith means to him and the people around him.

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