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Posted on 3 March 2018 | 8:59 am
The Silent Classroom: show of defiance that
The TimesThe Silent Classroom: show of defiance that brought down wrath of the StasiThe TimesA five-minute student protest that provoked the full force of the Stasi in the former East Germany has inspired a new film, opening this week across the united country. The Silent Classroom tells the story of teenage students in the town of Storkow who ...
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 4:01 pm
World Cup Countdown: 16 Weeks to Go - The
Sports IllustratedWorld Cup Countdown: 16 Weeks to Go - The Magical Magyars, the Best Team Never to Win the World Cup?Sports IllustratedInstead, the 'Magical Magyars' are now remembered as the greatest team never to win the World Cup. With an earlier generation of players losing finalists in 1938, Hungary's success in the post-war era stemmed from a tactical revolution that ...
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 10:32 am
World Cup Countdown: 16 Weeks to Go - The 13
Sports IllustratedWorld Cup Countdown: 16 Weeks to Go - The 13 Players That Represented Debutant's Scotland In 1954Sports Illustratedstuthejag (@stuthejag) June 29, 2015. (You may also be interested in 'World Cup Countdown: 16 Weeks to Go - Ferenc Puskas, the Galloping Major Who Led the Magical Magyars'). However, what happened after the match was much more detrimental to Scotland's ...and more »
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 3:51 am
World Cup Countdown: 16 Weeks to Go –
Sports IllustratedWorld Cup Countdown: 16 Weeks to Go – Ferenc Puskás, the Galloping Major Who Led the Magical MagyarsSports IllustratedIf anyone ever tries to tell you that Lionel Messi cannot be considered among football's all-time greats simply because he has not won the World Cup, politely point them in the direction of Ferenc Puskás. Puskás isn't the only legend who never won ...
Posted on 1 March 2018 | 7:33 am
Comparing James Rodriguez to Real Madrid's
As such, comparisons with esteemed names of Real Madrid's most renowned era of dominance in the 1950s and '60s, such as Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas and Paco Gento, won't be found here. "He was not a 10-out-of-10 in anything, but he was an eight-and-a ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Mmegi Online :: Is jersey 10 losing panache?
In the beginning, football jersey numbers were meant for referees to distinguish players on the field. Permanent numbers allocated to each player were first introduced at the 1954 World Cup. But as time went by, it became more than just a number printed at ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 3:14 pm
A minute's silence ahead of the Santiago
The Santiago Bernabéu held a minute's silence before the match against Galatasaray to commemorate Erzsébet Hunyadvári, the wife of the legendary Ferenc Puskas, and Miguel González, the father of Míchel. Additionally, the Real Madrid players wore black ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 9:12 am
Plymouth's three Football League referee's
Hungary’s Ferenc Puskas was playing for the Spanish side that day and no match fee was paid to the officials, just the FIFA daily allowance of 50 Swiss francs – less than five shillings – and there was no insurance cover either. Other games of note ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 3:43 am
Feature: Messi, an unpleasant decade in
It was a hot night in Budapest's Ferenc Puskas when then trainer, Jose Pekerman, sent on Messi to replace Lisandro Lopez. However, a clash with Hungarian defender Vilmoz Vanczcak saw referee Markus Mark show Messi the red card, spoiling the future prodigy ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:37 pm