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English men’s domestic football holds an annual knockout competition called the FA Cup. Check out the FA Cup articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Alf Ramsey: England’s World Cup Winning Manager Of 1966

Alf Ramsey was born in Dagenham in 1920. He had four brothers and one sister. His father, Herbert, was a laborer. His job was to look after pigs. Dagenham wasn’t a fancy place, and the young Alf Ramsey had to …

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Colin Veitch: Former Football Player And Vocal Conductor

Newcastle United player Colin Veitch had a much broader background than most professional footballers. The stereotypical retirement job for footballers has been running a pub. Thespian, chorister, soldier, and journalist were among Colin Veitch’s many roles. How The Public Perceive …

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Bob Paisley: Liverpool’s Three Time European Cup Manager

Bob Paisley was a Liverpool soccer player, manager, and administrator for almost 50 years. No football manager demonstrated the art of leading quietly and without ego more than Bob Paisley. He did not always demand the final word. He did not …

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Sunderland Albion: The Second Professional Team Ends Badly

Celtic vs. Rangers, Everton vs. Liverpool, Arsenal vs. Spurs are just some of today’s biggest inter-town rivalries. If history had turned out differently, there might have been another: Sunderland AFC vs. Sunderland Albion. Sunderland Albion Football Club was one of …

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Sir Bobby Robson: More Than A Football Manager In Tyneside

Bobby Robson is one of England’s greatest soccer managers. In a career that spanned over four decades, Robson would manage professional clubs such as Fulham, Ipswich Town, PSV Eindhoven, FC Barcelona, Sporting Lisbon, Porto, Newcastle United, and the pinnacle for …

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Herbert Chapman: Arsenal FC And Huddersfield Town Manager

Herbert Chapman is considered one of the greatest English football managers from the pre-war era. He is mainly known for his successful managerial spells with Northampton Town, Huddersfield Town and Arsenal Football Club. He has a special place in footballing …

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