Jul 30
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Fifty years ago today England won the World Cup for the first and only time in history. Hugh McIlvenny writing in the following day’s Observer quite correctly described it as “The greatest moment in the history of English football.” Unfortunately 1966 has also become English football’s greatest burden.

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Jul 27
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Print copies of issue 38 of Soccer History Magazine will be available very shortly and you can now pre-order your copy.

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Jul 25
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The World Cup semi-final between West Germany and USSR took place 50 years ago today at Goodison Park. The match itself was a dour affair, typical of those that had preceded it, but the main controversy was off the field.

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