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Issue Twenty Three | The Past

The Sweep of History

Richard Jolly

Decade by decade league tables chart the changing tides of footballing success

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Issue Thirteen | History

Never the Twain

Uli Hesse

The story of the meeting between West Germany and East Germany at the 1974 World Cup

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Issue Thirteen | History

Hearts and Minds

Greg Johnson

Spain threaten, like Lennox Lewis, to be a great but unloved champion

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Issue Thirteen | History

The Clubs behind the Countries

Richard Jolly

Which clubs have produced the most World Cup winners?

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Issue Thirteen | History

The Moral Pendulum

Martin Mazur

Argentina’s eternal vacillation between the poles of fútbol and anti-fútbol

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Issue Thirteen | History

The Grandmaster

Michael Cox

How Marcello Lippi used chess tactics to guide Italy to victory at the 2006 World Cup

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Issue Seven | El Dorado

The Ball and the Gun

Carl Worswick

After a political rival was murdered, the Colombian government set up the world's richest league

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Issue Three | Theory

Smash and Thunder

Alexander Jackson

How a change of approach helped Newcastle cast off their chokers tag in the 1910 FA Cup final

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Issue Three | Foreign Soil

The Bomb and the Bowler Hat

Barney Ronay

How modern football was shaped in an internment camp in Berlin

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Issue Two | Theory

Brazil and the Rise of the Back Four

Rob Sweeney

How foreign influences led to the evolution of the back four in Brazil

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Issue One | Origins

When the Kites Weren't Black

Dileep Premachandran

The lost legacy of Indian football

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