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1970 FIFA World Cup: Samba Style in Mexico

1970 FIFA World Cup: Samba Style in Mexico

Between 31st May-21st June, the ninth FIFA World Cup took place in Mexico, the first tournament not be hosted in either Europe or South America.

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1966 FIFA World Cup: Three Lions Roar

1966 FIFA World Cup: Three Lions Roar

Between 11th-30th July, the FIFA World Cup came home to the birth place of the ‘beautiful game’, as England hosted its eight competition.

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1962 FIFA World Cup: Two in a row for Brazil

1962 FIFA World Cup: Two in a row for Brazil

Between 30th May-17th June, the seventh FIFA World Cup tournament took place in Chile as football’s greatest tournament hopped back over the Atlantic Ocean.

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1958 FIFA World Cup: Victory for Brazil

1958 FIFA World Cup: Victory for Brazil

Between 8th-29th June, the sixth FIFA World Cup tournament took place in the Scandinavian nation of Sweden and the competition remains one of the finest in its history.

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1954 FIFA World Cup: ‘The Miracle of Bern’

1954 FIFA World Cup: ‘The Miracle of Bern’

Between 16th June-4th July the fifth FIFA World Cup tournament took place in Switzerland, as the global football carnival returned to Europe after a 16 year absence.

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1950 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay Return in Style

1950 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay Return in Style

Between 24th June-16th July, the first World Cup after the Second World War took place in the football capital of the world, Brazil.

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1938 FIFA World Cup: Gli Azzurri Retain Title

1938 FIFA World Cup: Gli Azzurri Retain Title

Between 4th-19th June, the third ever FIFA World Cup tournament took place in France in the last competition before the Second World War.

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1934 FIFA World Cup: Italy Win on Home Soil

1934 FIFA World Cup: Italy Win on Home Soil

The Czechs desperately tried to find an equaliser, yet the final whistle saw the host nation win again, Italy being 2-1 victors.

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1930 FIFA World Cup: Glory for Uruguay

1930 FIFA World Cup: Glory for Uruguay

It is only fair that the Young Journalist Academy celebrate the World Cup by taking a trip down memory lane and the hall of fame, starting with the very first tournament all the way back in 1930.

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Tragedy in Brazil

Tragedy in Brazil

The crane operators said the crane was lifting the last part of the structure of the metal roof of the stadium when it collapsed.