Ball John

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 (bôl), John Known as "the Mad Priest." Died 1381.
English cleric and social agitator who was executed for his role in the Peasants' Revolt (1381).
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Eye on the ball John Meehan in action and (inset) with Scottish Squash coach Kevin Moran at the Joma Scottish Junior National Championships
It was an unbelievable ball John Terry's impact has the thumbs-up by the from Yannick [Bolasie].
Abdelhamid Sabiri shields the ball JOHN RUSHWORTH DAVID Wagner says Huddersfield Town won't spend long dwelling on their heavy defeat at Manchester City and told his squad: "The season starts now!" The Town boss was unhappy with the way his side conceded goals too easily at the Etihad Stadium, where Sergio Aguero sparkled to grab a brilliant hattrick.
VVJELLICLE Ball John Gosden seemed to have half of the weighing room riding out for him on the same facility, including Ryan Moore in a rare sighting.
Love always, daughters Debra, Yvonne, Caroline, sons-i-law Martin and Richard xxx BALL John Treasured memories of beloved husband John, passed away two years ago tomorrow, left me after 62 years of married life.
BALL JOHN ALFRED Irene and family would like to thank everyone who attended John's funeral.
BALL John Noel We often think of bygone days, when we were all together, the family chain is broken now, but memories live forever.
Assistant manager Jason McAteer will be in charge of the Tranmere side at Heswall with Barnes taking the team turning out at Cammell Laird.He (John Welsh) is hard-working, a good tackler and distributor of the ball JOHN BARNES
Yet, with director of football and legend of the long ball John Beck bellowing his instructions from the sideline, Histon remained hopeful that their battling show and pacy pressurising would create an opening.