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Ben Jones
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One quarter of The Football History Boys
One quarter of The Football History Boys

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Shearer, Greaves, Henry? The Greatest Goalscorers in Football League History
A lot of people would say that competition drives the world
forward. Whenever there’s fierce competition in any aspect of life, it gets
better. In no time in history there has been more competition than today and
the internet is one of the reason for that. ...

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Euro 1960: The Golden Age of Soviet Football
The recent history of Russian football has been steady, if somewhat unremarkable. Russian clubs did experience some success in Europe in the late 2000s. Furthermore, the national team has consistently qualified for major tournaments, even becoming the dark ...

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Together Standing Tall: A Early History of Irish Sport
Last weekend saw the start of the Six Nations and an opening tie between Wales and Ireland. As ever the atmosphere around my home city of Cardiff was incredible - no doubt the same across the Irish Sea in Dublin. In fact Dublin has had a lot to be cheerful ...

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A Brief History of Premier League Title Winners
It's quickly becoming a more reasonable hope that we might find ourselves with a new Premier League champion at the end of the season. Seeing as only five separate teams have ever taken home the title, it seemed fitting to provide some history about the tea...

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Just Why Do We Love Football? A Historical Perspective
In September I started my PGCE course with the view of qualifying to become a primary school teacher. In fact, it was one of our 'P.E.' training days which inspired this piece. During a workshop on the subject a great deal of the learning was done with foot...

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Just Why Do We Love Football? A Historical Perspective
In September I started my PGCE course with the view of qualifying to become a primary school teacher. In fact, it was one of our 'P.E.' training days which inspired this piece. During a workshop on the subject a great deal of the learning was done with foot...

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Just Why Do We Love Football? A Historical Perspective
In September I started my PGCE course with the view of qualifying to become a primary school teacher. In fact, it was one of our 'P.E.' training days which inspired this piece. During a workshop on the subject a great deal of the learning was done with foot...

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Inventing Arsenal's Invincibles: 2003/04
It's a feat that has only ever been achieved by three teams in English football history: The undefeated season is an illusive achievement that is as difficult to capture as a greased unicorn. The first team to garner the accomplishment was Preston North End...
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