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Paulo Rossi and the Telê Santana Blues

My first ever football wallchart was for the World Cup in 1982. They were handed out to everyone in my school, which meant all my friends were equally invested in the tournament to come. This was mainly because we all had some admin duties to take care of, filling in...

On Football and How It All Began

The Swansea City team were sunbathing on a beach in Majorca. The manager, John Toshack, was there, as was Alan Curtis and Ray Kennedy. I’m pretty sure that the two James’, Robbie and Leighton, were also on the beach, and think, but can’t confirm the presence of Bob...
Paulo Rossi and the Telê Santana Blues

Paulo Rossi and the Telê Santana Blues

My first ever football wallchart was for the World Cup in 1982. They were handed out to everyone in my school, which meant all my friends were equally invested in the tournament to come. This was mainly because we all had some admin duties to take care of, filling in...

read more
On Football and How It All Began

On Football and How It All Began

The Swansea City team were sunbathing on a beach in Majorca. The manager, John Toshack, was there, as was Alan Curtis and Ray Kennedy. I’m pretty sure that the two James’, Robbie and Leighton, were also on the beach, and think, but can’t confirm the presence of Bob...

read more

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