Special bond: how chance – and Kafka – turns football strangers into friendsA Fulham fan explains the joys and pain of the season-ticket friendship in an extract from a new book by female writers The Hammersmith End turnstiles at Fulham, pictured in February 2020. Photograph: Dave Shopland/BPI/Shutterstock
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