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Writing the wrong kind of history

Playing in a major tournament, the dream of every team is to write history. But as England found out against Iceland, that dream coming true does not necessarily equal a happy end, as you may find yourselves writing the wrong kind of history. This England team will live on in the memory of football fans, but they will do so as the 21st century equivalent of that other England team suffering an ignominious defeat: the 1950 World Cup squad that were beaten 1-0 by the United States. The World Cup was held in Brazil that year, and England had travelled…
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