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1966 World Cup Spectators Association to disband

It's all over. They think it is now!Veteran spectators of England’s only World Cup win are to finally disband as membership dwindles and survivors find it increasingly difficult to travel.

Each summer they have returned to the turf of Wembley Stadium to commemorate the heroes who gave so much for so many, and reminisce about the day that became etched on our collective consciousness for so many decades.

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Posted: Jul 16th, 2014
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‘Thicker hair more important than medals’ insists Joe Hart

Joe Hart has revealed he believes it is more important to have thicker, more manageable hair than it is to have World Cup winners medals.

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Posted: Jul 10th, 2014
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‘Look, can we all just focus on the poverty?’ says Brazil

it's only a gameBrazil has come out united in the fact that it’s the country’s disgraceful levels of poverty and inequality we should all really be focusing on.

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2014
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‘We’ll always have the bikini wax’ says a resolute Brazil

Last night the streets of Rio were lined with shell-shocked football fans, discarded yellow shirts and, as the year ended in 14, predictably rampant Germans. As a nation grieved and distanced itself from FIFA merchandising, Brazilian officials were quick to emphasize that it was ‘no big deal’ and that their real passion was actually for ‘the smooth framing of thongs’.

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2014
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Ladbrokes confirms God had £100 on Neymar injury

With many players praying for positive outcomes in the World Cup it came as no surprise to Ladbrokes manager Geoff Beesley when God walked into his shop and bet £5 on Columbia making it through to the semi-finals.

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Posted: Jul 8th, 2014
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