Category: Football history

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Worst football injuries

Football is full of injuries – and medical vacantions disguised under injuries – but let’s take a look at a few of the worst football injuries to ever happen.   David Busst’s injury One...

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Hungary at the 1954 World Cup

Hungary had become a force in the European football after World War II. Between 1945 and 1950 they went undefeated, scoring 105 goals in 27 games. They didn’t go to the 1950 World Cup...

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Croatia at the 1998 World Cup

I’m well aware Croatia’s performance of reaching the World Cup final last year is the best performance of a somehow underdog in the circuit and it will remain in the football history for a...

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Bulgaria at the 1994 World Cup

In a series of underdogs with notable performances at final tournaments, Bulgaria would no doubt top it, back in 1994. A team representing a country struggling in the post-Communist economic climate came from nowhere...

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Milan under Arrigo Sacchi

The beginning of the 80s was probably the darkest period in AC Milan’s history. In 1980, the club was relegated in Serie B by the Italian Football Federation after a betting scandal with Lazio,...

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Grande Inter, under Herrera

Helenio Herrera became a relatively known figure in a post WW2 Spain after winning two league titles with Atletico Madrid during his management of the Colchoneros between 1949 and 1952. The six years that...

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Football’s current state

The sport we love is changing and will probably never be the same again. This is as undeniable as it gets, when you take on a deeper look at the current state of football...