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DDR Oberliga – The Crazy Footballing League of East Germany

Following the Autumn of Nations in 1989, many of the football leagues in Central and Eastern Europe went through revolutions of their own. The main leagues of Czechoslovakia split to form two new leagues in the newly independent Czech Republic … Continue reading

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The Home Nations and the Collapse of Communism

On the 27th of May 2011 Wales and Northern Ireland played out the wooden spoon match of the new Carling Nations Cup tournament at the revamped Aviva Stadium in Dublin.  The game itself was of little consequence (similar to the … Continue reading

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