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

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North Korea vs Portugal: World Cup Matches Of 1966 And 2010

North Korea vs Portugal has played each other twice in World Cup tournaments. Both times Portugal has been victorious. Both occasions have been unique matches. 1966 World Cup: Portugal 5 – North Korea 3 If England were the winners of …

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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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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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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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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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1974 World Cup: A Tactical Revolution Pioneered By The Dutch

Brazil did not in any way resemble the magical 1970 team, England did not even manage to qualify for the 1974 World Cup, and Argentina had yet to rise as a footballing power. Nonetheless, the World Cup in West Germany …

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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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1998 World Cup: France At The Top Led By The Young Zidane

The 1998 World Cup in France allowed more nations to participate in the tournament. Instead of 24 teams, 32 sides would qualify for the FIFA World Cup finals. Therefore, South Africa, Japan, and Jamaica managed to qualify for the first …

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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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László Kubala

László Kubala: From Hungarian Refugee To FC Barcelona Genius

László Kubala (also known as Ladislao Kubala) was an iconic footballer who graced stadiums during the 1950s and 1960s. His life was colored with indescribable struggles, survival, heroics, and glorious triumphs. He was Kubala…footballer, manager, and as he himself once …

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