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World Cup Tips And Predictions: Who Are The Cup Favorites

We’re now only a few short weeks away from the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, where the best teams from around the world will face off against each other in one of the most fantastic sports tournaments. France …

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World Cup Jerseys: Curious Stories Throughout The History

One of the FIFA World Cup’s classics is the expectation of what the World Cup jerseys of the selected participants will be like. But before the tailoring was studied to the millimeter, some stories were as curious as they were …

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Wigan Athletic FA Cup Run: 1954 Third Round Against The Toon

In the season 1953/1954, Wigan Athletic retained the championship of the Lancashire Combination (for the third time in four years), won the Lancashire Junior Cup, and finished off a treble with the Lancashire Combination Cup. Impressive enough in the non-league …

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1914 FA Cup Final: Burnley 1 Hold On Against Liverpool 0

1914 FA Cup Final Score:  Burnley 1 Defeated Liverpool 0 Venue: Crystal Palace, London Date: Saturday 25th April 1914 Burnley Team: Ronnie Sewell, Tom Bamford, David Taylor, George Halley, Tommy Boyle, Billy Watson, Billy Nesbit, Dick Lindley, Bert Freeman, Teddy …

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1913 FA Cup Final: Aston Villa 1 Defeated Sunderland 0

1913 FA Cup Final Final Score: Aston Villa 1 Defeats Sunderland 0 Venue: Crystal Palace, London Date: Saturday 19th April 1913 Aston Villa Team: Sam Hardy, Tom Lyons, Tommy Weston, Tommy Barber, Kimmy Harrop, Jimmy Leach, Charlie Wallace, Harold Halse, …

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UEFA Cup Winners Cup: List Of European Finals Champions

Since its inception in 1960/61, the UEFA Cup Winners Cup has been regarded as UEFA’s third most important club competition until it was abolished after the 1998/99 season. After 39 seasons, the tournament was discontinued and absorbed into the UEFA …

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1994 World Cup: Dunga’s Redemption And The Rise Of Romario

Land of basketball, baseball, and American football, the United States succumbed to soccer, as they call the world’s most popular sport, and hosted the 1994 World Cup. Doubts over how involved the population would get spread: the 1994 World Cup …

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2010 World Cup: Spain National Football Team Finally Wins

The 2010 World Cup held in Africa also had a first-time winner. After good campaigns but no actual title, Spain national football team finally joined the select group of World Cup winners. In 19 editions of the tournament, only eight …

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2006 World Cup: Italy’s Fourth Title While Zidane Loses It

Hero of the French 1998 World Cup title, Zinedine Zidane, also stood out in the 2006 World Cup in Germany. The image the Frenchman left behind was rather negative. The playmaker managed to steer France into yet another FIFA World …

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2002 World Cup: Brazil Win Their Record Breaking Fifth Title

On Monday 1 July 2002, barbers and hairdressers in Brazil had a busy day. Every boy in the country who was into football wanted a haircut like Ronaldo’s. The day before Japan and South Korea’s 2002 World Cup final, the …

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