Jul 23
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Fifty years ago today England played Argentina in one of the most controversial games in the 1966 World Cup tournament. England had qualified for the quarter-finals after finishing top of Group One, while Argentina had been second to West Germany in Group Two.

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Jul 19
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Fifty years ago today one of the most remarkable of all World Cup upsets took place when 1,000:1 outsiders North Korea (or to be accurate, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea), defeated Italy, twice previous winners of the trophy by a single-goal margin at Middlesbrough’s Ayresome Park.

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Jul 13
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It is hardly a surprise to find out that Gibraltar’s Lincoln Red Imps club owe something to Lincoln City in its origins. The two not only share similar names (City’s nickname of course being the Red Imps) but also the Gibraltar club’s badge includes an imp similar in design to that used by City in the 1970s.

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