Posts Tagged ‘History’

The Week In Football #2 0

The Week In Football #2

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From Adolf Hitler to the birth of the Premier League, here’s what’s been going down this week in football! August 10 Believe it or not, but realtiy TV star Lee Sharpe was once actually a footballer. And a very fine one too,  who jostled with Ryan Giggs and John Barnes for the Manchester United and […]

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The Week In Football #1

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From record breaking transfers to historic penalty shoot-outs, here’s what happened this week in football! August 3 The transfer fee world record was smashed today in 1957 when Juventus signed Leeds United’s John Charles for £65,000. Nicknamed ‘the gentle giant’ Charles became the first British professional to sign for an oversees side, despite being flummoxed […]