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Welcome to the world's greenest soccer club

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He made his fortune in green energy, particularly wind farms, and his first ever turbine still stands like a totem pole on a hill over a club, which no lesser body than the United Nations has recognized as the world's first carbon neutral football club.

The club from the tiny village of Nailsworth in southwest England, which has spent the vast majority of its 130-year history in the obscurity of semiprofessional soccer, has recently found itself in the spotlight.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte