Football At The World Cup: Part One (1966-1978)

Ian

Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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6 Responses

  1. A jazz whistle… now there’s something..

  2. Jim says:

    Great article. Just one *tiny* correction – Rod Argent was the keyboard player with The Zombies. The singer was a guy called Colin Blunstone.

  3. admin says:

    I think that I may have lost 90% of my St Albans credentials.

  4. Icelandic Hatter says:

    Nice article, but I think you´ll find that Haiti only went a goal up against Italy in 1974, but they did not win the match, but got three goals put against them.

  5. Alex says:

    Argentina were awarded the 1978 World Cup in 1966, a full 12 years before they hosted, not in 1968. The 1974, 1978, and 1982 Host countries were all selected by FIFA in 1966.

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