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England’s Qualifying Campaigns: 1974 World Cup – Pole-axed by a ‘clown’

The failure of nations including the Netherlands to qualify for the 2018 World Cup has rekindled memories of previous noticeable absentees. One of the most obvious was England in 1974. … Continue Reading England’s Qualifying Campaigns: 1974 World Cup – Pole-axed by a ‘clown’

England’s Qualifying Campaigns: Euro ’68 – Scotland become ‘world champions’

This month 50 years ago England returned to action for the first time since winning the World Cup three months earlier. They now moved onto their next challenge, looking to win the … Continue Reading England’s Qualifying Campaigns: Euro ’68 – Scotland become ‘world champions’