1966 – A GAME OF TWO ALFS

ABERFAN AND THE FREE WALES ARMY

While at Wembley ALF RAMSEY was delivering gold for the Wilson government’s feel good factor and re-election chances a few months later ALF ROBENS was whacking in a quite stunning own goal. The Chairman of the National Coal Board refused to visit Aberfan for 2 days after the disaster because  of a ‘prior speaking engagement in Guildford’.

Last night’s BBC  programme on Aberfan was good but glaringly there was one omission – the role of the FREE WALES ARMY.

Was there ever so specific a threat as this:

 

 

 

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