World Cup Tales: When The Two Germanies Collided, 1974


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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  1. jonathan says:

    “East Germany‚Äôs final match was a 2-0 win in Brussels against Belgium, a match which started its life as a qualifying match for Euro 92 but ended up as a friendly after the East German team withdrew from the competition too late for the match to be called off altogether.”

    and also in that particular qualifying group for euro 92 were . . . the newly-unified germany, with a couple of eastern players in the team (sammer, doll, riedle).

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