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49ers at Wembley…We’ve been here before. (Part 3)

October 24, 2013

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We continue looking at the 49ers previous visits to Wembley ahead of their international series game against the Jaguars in the same venue on October 27th. It would be 18 years before the 49ers would return to London. However, this time it would not be a pre-season exhibition game but a fully fledge regular season […]

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49ers at Wembley…We’ve been here before. (Part 2)

October 22, 2013

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We continue looking at the 49ers previous visits to Wembley ahead of their international series game against the Jaguars in the same venue on October 27th. In August 1992, the 49ers returned to Wembley to play the Washington Redskins who were the reigning Super Bowl champions. This time 61,772 crowded into the London venue to […]

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49ers at Wembley…We’ve been here before. (Part 1)

October 21, 2013

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The second NFL international series game this year takes place on October 27th at Wembley stadium and will see the San Francisco 49ers play the Jacksonville Jaguars. The 49ers are no strangers to the English capital as this will be their fourth appearance at Wembley. San Francisco’s golden era spanned from the early eighties to […]

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A place in the World Cup in Brazil? Eh…..No thanks

October 15, 2013

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Ireland can only dream of playing in the World Cup in Brazil next summer after failing in the current qualifying campaign. Defeats to Germany, Sweden and Austria in the last 2 months saw their chances disappear. The major disappointment of these results was in contrast to the last time the World Cup was held in […]

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