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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Jul 11
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Fifty years ago today, on Monday 11 July, the 1966 World Cup finals began. The opening fixture saw England, as hosts, take on Uruguay in their Group One fixture.

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Jun 09
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I had always considered that executive or private boxes at soccer grounds were a product of the 1980s and 1990s, a period when ostentatious luxury came into fashion, but in fact this was not so. I recently came across an article detailing the use of executive boxes in the mid-1960s and this inspired me to look into this in more detail.

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