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What? Samba football comes from Southampton??

June 4, 2014

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As the World Cup in Brazil starts next week I look at the origins of the game in the host nation. Pele, Zico, Ronaldhino and Neymar are all legendary names of Brazilian football. However, one name that stands above them all is Charles Miller. He never donned the famous canary yellow shirt or curled balls […]

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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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