Category: History

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By The Blood Of Abdon – A Nacional Story

By The Blood Of Abdon – A Nacional Story

By Akash Anurag. On the midnight of March 4, 1918, celebrations were at fever pitch in the Nacional half of Montevideo. Earlier, on March 3, they h [...]
Remembering Paolo Rossi: The Bolt In Blue vs Brazil – The Star Of ’82

Remembering Paolo Rossi: The Bolt In Blue vs Brazil – The Star Of ’82

By George Nash. With just a few graceful touches of the football, Paolo Rossi etched his name into Italian football folklore forever. On a warm [...]
Why The Dislike For RB Leipzig?

Why The Dislike For RB Leipzig?

By James Nalton. RB Leipzig are far from The Baddest Football Club in the World, but that means little given the competition for this particular ti [...]
Wolves In The 90s: A Tale Of Recurring Frustration

Wolves In The 90s: A Tale Of Recurring Frustration

By Tom Nash. Young Wolves fans today are blessed. They walk towards Molineux on a Saturday afternoon safe in the knowledge that they will see their [...]
Football’s Forgotten Boot: The PUMA King

Football’s Forgotten Boot: The PUMA King

By George Nash. For anyone who’s ever given up the morning of their supposed day of rest to run up and down a damp, muddy field in the middle of no [...]
Fascism In Football: The Ugly Side Of The Beautiful Game

Fascism In Football: The Ugly Side Of The Beautiful Game

By Jack Beville. Football has the power to bring people from different communities, backgrounds, and beliefs together -- both through the love of the [...]
Luciano Becchio: From Córdoba To Cult Hero At Leeds United

Luciano Becchio: From Córdoba To Cult Hero At Leeds United

By Cameron McAlpin. My Era is a look back through some of my favourite Leeds United players. While My Era certainly wasn’t considered glory days fo [...]
Jock And Davie Shaw: How Two Brothers Became Scottish Football Icons

Jock And Davie Shaw: How Two Brothers Became Scottish Football Icons

By Louis Young. In the very small village of Annathill, which boasts a population of fewer than 300 people, Scottish football received a great cont [...]
The Spezia Firefighters And The 1944 Campionato Alta Italia

The Spezia Firefighters And The 1944 Campionato Alta Italia

By Joe Fischetti. With European football postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been much debate about whether the 2019/20 Serie A campa [...]
Italian Legends: Franco Baresi – A Giant In World Football

Italian Legends: Franco Baresi – A Giant In World Football

By Daniel Lucci. "After a game against Baresi, your feet need loads of ice and anti-inflammatories," -- Gianfranco Zola. Not only was Franco Bar [...]
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