Soldier’s Game

Eloquently portrayed, Soldier’s Game is two stories in one. Ross is a football-mad pupil at Bruntsfield Primary School and a huge fan of Heart of Midlothian Football Club. After a particularly humiliating defeat, his grandmother offers inspiration in the form of an old pair of football boots that had belonged to his great grandfather, who played for Hearts. This leads us into the second story, a true story of the 16th Royal Scots, the Hearts Battalion, of World War II fame.
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