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1990 World Cup: Few Goals But Plenty Of Drama And Emotion

When the 1990 World Cup was again hosted in Italy, 56 years after the Azzurra’s first title, a lot had changed in the country and the world too. If in 1934, winning the title under the watchful eyes of Dictator …

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1986 World Cup: Maradona Leads Argentina To Second Victory

The 1986 World Cup saw the rise of another football immortal. Until that year, Diego Armando Maradona was only an excellent Argentine midfielder with rare skill, a track record of indiscipline, and a controversial figure. However, after June 1986 in …

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1982 World Cup: European Countries Dominate The Tournament

For Brazilians, only the 1950 tournament is more traumatic than the 1982 World Cup, hosted by Spain. The FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil went into football history books for coining the expression Maracanazo, or the Maracanã blow, referring to …

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1958 World Cup: Brazil’s First Title And Rise Of The King

Pelé was just a seventeen-year-old boy and practically unknown when he arrived in Sweden to play in the 1958 World Cup. However, Brazil’s 5-2 convincing win over the hosts in the final and Pelé’s outstanding performance, playing alongside another football …

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Youngest Player To Score In FIFA World Cup: The History

Two goals by young star Kylian Mbappe for France versus Argentina at the 2018 World Cup in Russia made him the first teenager to score twice in a World Cup match since Pele in 1958. Mbappe is far from the youngest …

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The Best FIFA Men’s Player: Who Are The Best Footballers

The game’s most prestigious individual award will take on a new, modern look in 2016. The name should reflect the organization’s mission to bring football to the forefront. They call this award The Best FIFA Men’s Player. To reach out …

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1912 FA Cup Final: Barnsley Defeat WBA 1-0 In Match Replay

1912 FA Cup Final Score: Barnsley 0 West Bromwich Albion 0 FA Cup Venue: Crystal Palace, London Date: Saturday 20th April 1912 Attendance: 54,556 1912 FA Cup Replay Final Score: Barnsley 1 West Bromwich Albion 0 FA Cup Replay Venue: …

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1910 FA Cup Final Replay: Newcastle United 2 Barnsley 0

1910 FA Cup Final Replay Score: Newcastle United 2 Barnsley 0 Initial Result Before Replay: Newcastle United 1 Barnsley 1 Date: Saturday 23rd April 1910. Replay: Thursday 28th April 1910 Venue: Crystal Palace, London. Replay: Goodison Park, Everton Scorers: Harry …

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1909 FA Cup Final: Manchester United 1 Bristol City 0

1909 FA Cup Final Score: Manchester United 1 Bristol City 0 Venue: Crystal Palace, London Date: Saturday 24th April 1909 Scorer: Sandy Turnbull – Manchester United Manchester United Team: Harry Moger, George Stacey, Vince Hayes, Dick Duckworth, Charlie Roberts, Alex …

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1908 FA Cup Final: Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 Newcastle United 1

1908 FA Cup Final Score: Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 Newcastle United 1 Venue: Crystal Palace, London Date: Saturday 25th April 1908 Scorers: Wolverhampton Wanderers – Kenneth Hunt, George Hedley, Billy Harrison. Newcastle United – James Howey Wolverhampton Wanderers Team: Tommy Lunn, …

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