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Football, War and The Military

I have always been fascinated by the relationship that football has with the military and the part it has and continues to play during times of conflict. This led me to be a co-founder of the Football and War Network, that is a diverse group of historians and fellow travellers from many different backgrounds and […]

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Quiz

One final, one title

Swindon Town shocked the football world back in 1969 when they beat Arsenal 3-1 in the League Cup final to win the trophy for the first and only time in their history. Only three other clubs in the history of the League Cup have played in one final and lifted the trophy, can you name […]

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Match

Crystal Palace 4 Liverpool 3

Probably the greatest FA Cup semi final in history was back in 1990 when Crystal Palace and Liverpool fought out a FA Cup classic. Liverpool take the lead, Palace then go 2-1 up, Liverpool turn it round to go ahead 3-2 before Palace strike back with a last minute winner to make it 4-3 to […]

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Chelsea in the 90’s

1990-91 My first live game watching my beloved Chelsea was on the opening day of the 1990/91 season against Derby County at Stamford Bridge. On that day, I got to see Chelsea’s first million pound players make their debuts in Dennis Wise and Andy Townsend who had arrived from Wimbledon and Norwich City respectively. The […]

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