Posts Tagged ‘England’

England 1966 – Short introduction

Monday, July 18th, 2011

England 1966The world Cup football in 1966 to play in England, as it takes place from 11 July to 30 July, when playing the final clash between England and West Germany – 4-2 after extra time.
Background – many expect that the World Champions in 1962 and World Cup 1958 – Brazil’s team will win a third time as ever bowl win. Team Brazil is not what it was, Pele was injured and permanently abused on the pitch and the result is shameful – Brazilians fail to overcome group stage. Another big loser is the absence of Czechoslovakia – and the 1962 runner-up of Yugoslavia – the fourth World Cup ’62.
Team West Germany – World champion in 1954 overcame difficult qualifying, but in the ranks of the Germans debut a new star – Franz Beckenbauer.
Team Italy – World Champion in 1934 and 1938 World Cup – ranked only after his last game as the Scots appear to be a serious opponent.
Another two-time world champion – winner of the World in 1930 and World Cup 1950 – Uruguay – ranked smoothly.
The Bulgaria’s way is difficult – fall into a group with Belgium and Israel, still have to play match-barrage in Italy who go back and win the World Cup.
Overall World Cup is a battle between Europe and South America, which is led by all means, as a major role in eliminating the South American teams played judges.
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Brazil 1950 – Introduction

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Brazil 1950If England is the home of football, then, undoubtedly, Brazil is its temple. This sport because there is really deification and its characters are idols, built a cult. Not accidentally, most players in the coffee country have nicknames and aliases, just like when artists. And when, despite the hardships of the postwar years, the creator of the World Football Championships Jules Rimet take effective steps to restore the tradition and Brazil is set to host the IV-th Congress of the World Cup by FIFA in 1946. Luxembourg, everyone is happy. Unfortunately, because of permanent political and economic crises and social instability in the temple, “this meeting of football powers in 1950. there is only one in the history of the world, at least for now. Before the World Cup shows that will debut only 1 team and what it is! – England! Finally … Proud team come as Aslan, but will soon leave as con … But this – later. It is worth mention extremely emotional in qualifying matches between France and Yugoslavia. After 1:1 in Paris and Belgrade, it is 3rd match in Florence. In the 90th minute SHIPPING equalize – 2:2 (can not but think in this moment of “executioner” of “Rooster” – Emil Kostadinov) and one in overtime to rescue impossible goal of Zlatko Tchaikovsky almost line, sends our neighbors to the West finals. And we? Not even “doing mouth to participate. (more…)