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The Great Górski, or the Golden Age of Polish Football

Perhaps, quoting a 1980s song by the Imagination, it was “just an illusion” – the illusion that the Poland national football team could regain competitiveness exploiting the status of co-hosts of the recent European Championships. The three matches played by … Continue reading

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Fairy tale and Tragedy: the Denmark Triumph at Euro 1992

It could be defined an Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale from a footballing slant. Yet, the echoing victory by Denmark football national team at Euro 1992 was characterised by a quite dramatic prologue and had no happy ending. The format … Continue reading

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