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The Sports Archives – New Technology Aims For A Better World Cup!

Big Brother has finally been introduced to football (soccer).  Technology has made a huge impact to sports like baseball, hockey and American football and now it has made its presence known at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. There will … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Wembley Stadium And Its History!

The iconic London landmark currently known as “Wembley Stadium” was actually completed in 2007, but it bears the name of what has been one of England’s and the world’s most famous sport and entertainment venues for the better part of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Knickerbocker Glory!

Teamed with ‘knickerbocker’ shorts, usually held up by a belt of differing widths, early footballers would wear thick leather football boots and long, woolly socks with shin pads which could be tucked in or worn outside. Earlier still, when football began to … Continue reading

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