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The History of Sport – 1904 (The St.Louis Olympics, Alf Shrubb’s remarkable year, the foundation of FIFA)

The main events in sport in 1904: World governing body FIFA is founded. The football associations of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland do not join at this time. NL champion New York Giants refuses to participate in the 1904 World … Continue reading

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Football: FIFA International Team World Rankings

The governing body of world football FIFA try to evaluate the strength of the different nations by publishing regular ranking lists. The lists aren’t universally regarded as accurate with some fans doubting the position of certain nations but that’s the … Continue reading

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Football:All-time Greats and Award Winners

Statistics don’t always give a reliable guide to the greatest performers in all sports. Football is one such sport. As it is a team game the great individuals aren’t at the top of statistical lists. Particularly when measuring the performances … Continue reading

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