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Issue Twenty Two | Tournaments

Second Class

Jonathan Wilson

Portugal should not be begrudged their win, but Euro 2016 raised serious questions about international football

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Issue Twenty Two | Tournaments

Our Turn

Tom Williams

After years of near misses and abjection, Wales fans finally could enjoy a tournament

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Issue Twenty Two | Tournaments

Where Now For Iceland?

Paul Brown

Was it a one off, or can Iceland establish themselves as a major force in European football?

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Issue Twenty Two | Tournaments

Photo Essay: Euro 2016

Stuart Roy Clarke

A journey through the tournament, reflecting on France and travelling fans’

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Issue Twenty Two | Tournaments

The Curse Goes On

Rik Sharma

Another final, another defeat for Argentina as Chile triumphed in the Copa América Centenario

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Issue Twenty One | Impression: England 1966

Golden Anniversary

Amy Lawrence

A people’s history of the 1966 and England’s only ever success at a major tournament

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Issue Eighteen | Women's World Cup

Settling the Score

Glenn Moore

The USA won a third title as the women’s game confirmed the huge strides it has taken

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Issue Eighteen | Copa América

The 99-Year Wait

Jonathan Wilson

Under Jorge Sampaoli, Chile discovered a pragmatic edge to win their first trophy

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Issue Sixteen | Tournaments

The Improbable Rainmaker

Jonathan Wilson

How a derided reserve goalkeeper brought Côte d’Ivoire’s long wait for a trophy to an end

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Issue Sixteen | Tournaments

Home Comforts

John Davidson

Victory in the Asian Cup they hosted seals Australia’s place in the heart of the Asian confederation

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Issue Fourteen | Introduction

Editor's Note

Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson's Editor's Note from Issue Fourteen

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Issue Thirteen | Introduction

Editor's Note

Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson's Editor's Note from Issue Thirteen

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Issue Eleven | Theory

Why is the World Cup Boring?

Jonathan Wilson

How the nature of international football leads inevitably to sluggish football

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Issue Eleven | Introduction

Editor's Note

Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson's Editor's Note from Issue Eleven

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Issue Nine | For the Good of the Game

Genesis

Davidde Corran

How a tournament in China in 1988 changed women's football for ever

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Issue Six | Euro 2012

The Essential Backdrop

Jonathan Wilson

Euro 2012 raised major questions about the nature of fandom and what comprises a tournament

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Issue Six | Euro 2012

The First Twitter Tournament

Barney Ronay

In Euro 2012, newspapers were very rarely first with the news as social media came into its own

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Issue Three | Foreign Soil

Tour of Duty

Davidde Corran

With the Vietnam War at its height, Australia sent a team to play in a tournament in Saigon

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Issue Three | Foreign Soil

The Kennedy Conundrum

Paul Doyle

Ireland's 1986 tour of Iceland brought their first trophy, but ended an international career

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Issue Three | Foreign Soil

The Youth of Today

Jonathan Wilson

Clouds, clubs and the collective: reflections on the Under-20 World Cup.

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Issue Two | In Argentina

Óscar Bravo

Jonathan Wilson

How Óscar Washington Tabárez led Uruguay to Copa América glory as Argentina and Brazil misfired

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Issue Two | Italia 90

A Sentimental Journey

Gabriele Marcotti

The 1990 World Cup as experienced by a teenage Italian

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Issue Two | Eight Bells

Finals Before the Final

Jacob Steinberg

A selection of eight games that really shouldn't have been wasted on the earlier rounds

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Issue One | Grass Roots

Duels on the Nile

Paul Myers

A report from Sudan on the second championship for Africans playing their football at home

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Issue One | Denmark '92

Once Upon a Time...

Dave Farrar

The fairy story of Denmark's 1992 European Championship campaign

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