POST-WAR Britain, a land of austerity, near-bankruptcy and rationing. Football was enjoying a boom in attendances, brylcreem proliferated the dressing rooms and players enjoyed a Woodbine at the final whistle. It was a golden age for the game in terms of the star names that captivated their audience: Matthews, Finney, Lofthouse, Mannion and so on and so forth. It was also a flourishing time for the amateur game. Crowds were healthy, there were still flickers of the old Corinthian age and the FA Amateur Cup could attract close to 100,000 people to Wembley. When you consider that today, around 150,000 watch the entire Southern League Premier in a season, that is a significant achievement! Against this backdrop, Pegasus Football Club, the last of the…