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Portsmouth Football Club may have recently slipped from the upper echelons of the English game, a victim of boardroom incompetency and relegated to The Championship saddled with serious financial difficulties, but it was not long ago that they were basking in the glory of an FA Cup triumph under the stewardship of Harry Redknapp. Read the rest of this entry »

The 1930s was a decade which played host to several of the European game’s most historically significant stars, but on British shores few were held in higher regard than Everton’s William Ralph ‘Dixie’ Dean. One of the most prolific forwards to have ever graced the game, Dean was in many ways the player who defined the decade in English football. Read the rest of this entry »