Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ shirt not for sale, says England’s Hodge

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Former England midfielder Steve Hodge has insisted the shirt worn by Diego Maradona in scoring two iconic goals against the Three Lions in the 1986 World Cup quarter-final is not for sale.

Hodge swapped shirts with Maradona, who died last week at the age of 60, at the end of the match in which the Argentine legend punched home what became known as the “Hand of God” goal and then ran from inside his own half to score a stunning second as Argentina won 2-1.

The shirt is now on display at the National Football Museum in Manchester.

Hodge said he had been inundated with enquiries over the shirt in recent days and dispelled rumours he was looking for a seven-figure sum to sell it.

“I have had it for 34 years and have never once tried to sell it,” Hodge, 58, told

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‘A God thing’: Promise Pointe begins paving way to build 12 more tiny homes | Local News

Standing on an undeveloped area of Promise Pointe’s 12-acre property, Sister Rebecca Janacek doesn’t see just empty land.

Instead, she sees land that will soon act as the foundation for 12 tiny homes that will be built to provide affordable, long-term housing for people who are homeless or at risk of ending up on the street.

“It’s a God thing, planning for the future with these homes,” said Janacek, the executive director of Promise Pointe, the Victoria nonprofit that aims to provide permanent, affordable housing and a supportive community for the chronically homeless in Victoria and the Crossroads.

Construction of a new kitchen, laundry and bath facility recently begun on the property, located at 8550 U.S. 59 South in Victoria. Once the facility is complete, the nonprofit will be able to build the 12 additional tiny homes, adding to the 10 tiny homes already on the property.

Janacek hopes to

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