The end of the Great War in Europe ushered in another War between competing ideologies. While this new War was not fought on the battlefield, a new ideological War was being waged and Football was not immune to it.
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The early 80’s, West London …
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Monday, 12 October 2015 18:41

FIFA Corruption Documentary Sepp Blatter



Sepp Blatter just might be the most powerful sports figure in the world. He's been president of the FIFA, the governing body of soccer, for 17 years,
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I’ve had enough, I’m for the lads at the City End who don’t give a damn. Who work for the week to get to Saturday. ....
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Long serving goalkeeper Rudi Kargus and defender Peter Nogly left Hamburg during the summer.
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The near double relegation of SV Hamburg and VfB Stuttgart this past season took my memories back to more than thirty years earlier when both teams left an indelible mark on me as a new Football fan.
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Brian Howard Clough, OBE 21 March 1935 -- 20 September 2004 was an English footballer and football manager.As a player Clough was a prolific goalscorer with Middlesbrough and Sunderland, scoring 251 league goals from 274 starts. He also won two England caps, both in 1959. Clough retired from playing at the age of 29, after sustaining anterior cruciate ligament damage. He remains one of the Football League's highest goalscorers.
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Sunday, 15 January 2012 18:51

Robin Friday – A True Football Legend

Robin Friday is a footballer whose name will be relatively unknown with many football fans, he played lower league football starting his football career at the long gone Walthamstow Avenue, making his debut in 1971 before moving on to Hayes.  After gaining a glowing reputation in non-league football he moved to Reading in 1973 playing 121 games and scoring 46 goals. Then finally he moved on to Cardiff making only 21 appearances and scoring 6 goals. Friday hardly offered a high return on his £30,000 transfer fee considering his appearances were made over one year.
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Sunday, 15 January 2012 18:43

A Nod from God – Maradona

So the World Cup is about to start and Diego Maradona is once again back in the spotlight. His Argentina side are brimming with world class players most notably in the striker department with FIFA footballer of the year Lionel Messi, Carlos Tevez, Higuain, not forgetting Liverpool's Mascherano but even that's not enough for some of the Argentina nation who are dismissive of their chances at this year's extravaganza.
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Thursday, 22 December 2011 10:48

Paul Scholes – A Man Utd Legend

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When I was about fifteen I saw an interview with then United youth team coach, Eric Harrison. The United youth team were in fine form and playing some brilliant football, that year the team would go on and lift the FA youth cup. During the interview he was asked what he thought made the team so special.
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