The ‘Decade by Decade’ series continues in March with a look at football in the 1950s.

With the game back on its feet after the Second World War, this was a decade which saw the game begin to flourish once again, World Cups resuming and a series of rich footballing narratives being played out against the backdrop of an unprecedented global economic boom and yet growing Cold War paranoia.

From the Mighty Magyars to the Munich air crash, the emergence of Pele to the prominence of 4-2-4, there are numerous areas of interest to explore. If you’d like to contribute an esoteric and informative piece then please don’t hesitate to get in touch at equaliserfootball[at]gmail[dot]com.