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This is a list of all the Champion League or European Cup soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Peter Withe: Center Forward Who Was Dangerous In The Air

Having failed to make an impression at Southport, Barrow, and Wolverhampton Wanderers, Peter Withe spent 1975 with the USA soccer team Portland Timbers in a season that would revolutionize his career. When he got the call from America, Peter Withe …

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Real Madrid Manager History: The Most Successful Coaches

Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is one of the biggest soccer clubs in the world. We bring you the best coaches to have been in charge of the Spanish and European giants in our Real Madrid manager history segment. The …

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Fabio Capello: AC Milan Tactician And Fierce Disciplinarian

Fabio Capello has had many labels throughout his prodigious managerial career. A pragmatist, a tactician, and a fierce disciplinarian with clarity of mind and an obstinate determination to succeed. He was, however, no yes-man and indeed no proxy for Silvio …

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Arrigo Sacchi: Coached AC Milan And Italy To Great Success

Arrigo Sacchi came into the game as a former shoe salesman and left as an Italian football legend. He rewrote calcio’s tactical rule book along the way. He coined some of the greatest quotes in managerial history, brought a number …

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: No Longer The Baby Face Assassin

It’s time to grow up for the ‘Baby Faced Assassin. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who played for Manchester United and Norway, is now learning to deal with failure since his sacking by the Red Devils in late 2021. With 261 goals …

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Stephane Chapuisat: The Switzerland Prolific Goalscorer

There are many professions where the proverbial baton is passed from generation to generation, and soccer is no exception. And when it comes to sons emulating their fathers’ success, the case of the Chapuisat family is as fine an example …

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Zinedine Zidane: The Master Of Madness

Zinedine Zidane is one of the greatest soccer players in the game’s history, a true legend who achieved all there is to achieve and did it in style. But what made this French attacking midfielder special, and why has a …

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Franz Beckenbauer: German And Bayern Munich Legend

Franz Beckenbauer is a German footballer who began his professional playing career as a forward and midfielder. In switching to defense, he changed soccer forever, becoming the greatest defender in history and inspiring countless players worldwide to follow in his …

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Marc Wilmots: Belgian World Cup Soccer Player/Manager

Having played in three World Cups over the course of his 16-year career, Marc Wilmots epitomizes the fine crop of Belgian talent that succeeded the legendary Mexico 1986 squad. Although he proved to be a divisive figure before retiring at …

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Craig Johnston: Liverpool Winger And Predator Inventor

Craig Johnston deserves a special place in the history of world soccer. He was born to Australian parents, on 25 June 1960, in Johannesburg (South Africa). However, his parents soon moved back to Australia, and this is where Johnston spent …

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