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Cup run breeds optimism for Luton

February 15, 2013
By Kevin Palmer
(Archive)
Good news stories have been few and far between for the Bedfordshire outpost of Luton in recent years, so the FA Cup heroics of the town's football team have come as a welcome antidote for a community scarred by years of decline.

Back in the mid-1980s, when Luton was a bustling town bolstered by the presence of an international airport and a Vauxhall car plant that supplied jobs aplenty for Luton's workforce, the thriving local football team complimented the image of a working class enclave ...

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