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Stephen Brennan

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    June 25, 2014

    World Cup's Craziest Moments: Trail Blazers and Broken Teeth

    Stephen Brennan, a Brit, teacher, and soccer fanatic, will tell the World Cup's craziest moments over the next few days. Read the others here. Cameroon Makes It to the Quarters, 1990 Teams outside the strongholds of South America and Europe had featured in the World Cup before. There had been upse ... More >>

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    June 19, 2014

    World Cup's Craziest Moments: Beauty and Brawls

    Stephen Brennan, a Brit, teacher, and soccer fanatic, will tell the World Cup's craziest moments over the next few days. This is the sixth installment. Read the others here. The Battle of Santiago, Chile versus Italy, First Round 1962 The so called "Battle of Santiago" in the '62 tournament was, a ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    World Cup's Craziest Moments: Gascoigne Blubs, England Hugs

    Stephen Brennan, a Brit, teacher, and soccer fanatic, will tell the World Cup's craziest moments over the next few days. This is the fifth installment. Read the others here. England versus West Germany, Semifinal 1990 Since winning the World Cup on home soil in 1966, there had been little for Engl ... More >>

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    June 17, 2014

    World Cup's Craziest Moments: The Miracle of Bern

    Stephen Brennan, a Brit, teacher, and soccer fanatic, will tell the World Cup's craziest moments over the next few days. This is the fourth installment. Read the others here. West Germany versus Hungary, Final 1954 It is difficult to believe now, but in the 1950s, Hungary possessed one of the grea ... More >>

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    June 16, 2014

    World Cup's Craziest Moments: Italy and Netherlands Overcome

    Stephen Brennan, a Brit, teacher, and soccer fanatic, will tell the World Cup's craziest moments over the next few days. This is the third installment. Read the first one here and the second here. Italy versus West Germany, Final, 1982 Italy is a team that seems to thrive on low expectations. Ita ... More >>

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    June 13, 2014

    World Cup's Craziest Moments: Brazil Crushes the Soviets

    Stephen Brennan, a Brit, teacher, and soccer fanatic, will tell the World Cup's craziest moments over the next few days. This is the second installment. Read the first one here. On the eve of the 1958 World Cup finals in Sweden, the Brazilian team's psychologist, Dr. Joao Carvalhaes advised the Bra ... More >>

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    June 12, 2014

    World Cup Starts Today: A Brit Talks Hand of God

    Stephen Brennan, a Brit, teacher, and soccer fanatic, will tell the World Cup's craziest moments over the next few days. This is the first installment. Almost a century ago, during the first Christmas of the bloodbath that was World War I, war weary German and British soldiers climbed hesitantly o ... More >>

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