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This is a list of all the English soccer related articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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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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Wigan Athletic 1932: The Founding Year And First Season

Following the demise of Wigan Borough in October 1931 and their subsequent withdrawal from the Football League, Wigan was left without a football team. Following the demise of Wigan A.F.C., Wigan County, Wigan United, Wigan Town, and Wigan Borough, the …

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Most Shocking World Cup Moments: Throughout Soccer History

Soccer is the world’s game, and the World Cup is the pinnacle of the sport. A four-yearly celebration of the world’s best players, in which every soccer nation on Earth has the chance to compete for the famous golden trophy …

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2018 World Cup: Underdogs On The Rampage Until The Final

The 2018 World Cup was one for the record books despite heavy hitters like Germany, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal failing to live up to expectations. However, the underdogs, including Peru, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Mexico, stepped up and bridged …

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2014 World Cup: Goal Scoring Frenzy In The Heart Of Brazil

With the 2014 World Cup returning to Brazil, the country had much to prove since it had suffered two consecutive quarterfinal exits in the preceding competitions. The Brazilians were eager to abandon Dunga’s defensive play to return to their natural …

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Real Madrid English Players: Only Five Englishman Ever

There have only ever been five Real Madrid English Players in the history of the most famous football club in the world. Those Englishman are: Laurie Cunningham 1979-1984 Steve McManaman 1999-2003 David Beckham 2003-2007 Michael Owen 2004-2005 Jonathan Woodgate 2004-2007 …

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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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History Of Burnley FC: Founder Club Story Between 1882-2000

The history of Burnley FC was formed in 1882 when it changed from Burnley Rovers Rugby Club to Burnley Football Club. They were a founder member of the Football League in 1888. Following other sports clubs in the area that …

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