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Tag Archives: World War Two

FC Saarbrücken In 1948: A German Club Team in France

In the aftermath of the Second World War, Europe and European football was in disarray. Nations had fallen, nations had been created and regions had been annexed. Today we look at the story of the Saarland, a German region, annexed by France following WWII. This is the story of FC Saarbrücken, who briefly played in the French Second Division. Rather than …

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English Football During WW2

Conor Heffernan takes an in depth look back at how English football was structured during World War Two.   “We shall play on the beaches, we shall play on the landing grounds, we shall play in the fields and in the streets, we shall play in the hills…” Winston Churchill…Kind of The years 1939 to 1945 were a time of great …

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