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Brazil Italy 1982 World Cup

Italy 3-2 Brazil 1982 World Cup

On the 5th July 1982, at the Estadio Sarria in Barcelona, Italy and Brazil faced off. For Italy, they HAD to win to stand any chance of progressing to the next round of the World Cup due to their inferior goal difference, and for Brazil it was a ‘must not lose‘ game, otherwise that would […]

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World Cup Final 1966 – England 4-2 West Germany

The 30th July 1966 is one of the greatest days in the history of English soccer, as it is (still) the only time England have ever won the greatest competition in soccer. It was a beautiful sunny day, around 23 degrees Celsius, and a crowd of 96924 piled into the Old Wembley stadium ready to […]

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Title Decider 1989 – Liverpool 0-2 Arsenal

On the 26th May 1989, Liverpool welcomed Arsenal to Anfield in what turned out to be the title decider. Before the game kicked off, Liverpool were 1st in the league on 76 points, with a goal difference of +39, and Arsenal were 2nd in the league, sitting on 73 points with a goal difference of […]

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Classic Match – France 4-2 Croatia (World Cup Final 2018)

On the 15th July 2018, France and Croatia came head to head to decide who would be crowned the Champions of the World. Both teams came into the game with confidence oozing out of them. France had beaten Belgium 1-0, and Croatia had come from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time. France were […]

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