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An original game – The origin of knockout football

June 22, 2018

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World Cup 2018 is the latest of footballs big tournaments. But where did tournament football begin? The format of modern football competitions have been shaped for over a 100 years. However, the very first football tournament in the World was known as the Youdan Cup. It took place in 1867 in Sheffield England. Local theatre […]

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An Original game – The origin of Footballs 90 minutes

June 21, 2018

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The world cup in Russia is in full swing so I look at the origin of certain parts of the beautiful game. A minute can be a long time in football. If your team is one up or one down or a draw will do, this minute can run very slowly. 90 minutes in football […]

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