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Ryan Play’s the World Cup: Part Three – 2002 FIFA World Cup

By Ryan Howden

2002 FIFA World Cup – Gamecube (2002)

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So yeah after I however we did in France 98 (I’m assuming I partied to hard after and amazing run and have forgot the result, because I won’t break character dammit) its time to move on to Korea-Japan 2002 and more importantly the reign of Emile Heskey.

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Ryan Play’s the World Cup: Part Two – Road to World Cup 98 and World Cup 98

By Ryan Howden

FIFA: Road to World Cup 98 – Playstation (1997)

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So straight off I thought this game was awesome, it opens with a very 90’s cut montage that your eyes can’t quite focus on and Blurs Song 2 blaring to get you pumped.

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Ryan Play’s the World Cup: Part One – Italia 90 & USA 94

By Ryan Howden

So I love the World Cup, possibly more than any other sporting event. It doesn’t come without its hardship though especially as an England fan, but also being a gamer I remember the World Cup games being very average, with them recently just seeming to be a limited version of the previous years FIFA.

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THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID – ‘1966 AND ALL THAT’

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THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID – ‘1966 AND ALL THAT’

Story by Sarah Mobbs

We are back! So first of all, a very warm welcome to readers old and new! I’m going to be kicking of my return to XI, with something somewhat unusual – if you’re a returning reader you’ll know what to expect, if you’re new, well, I hope you enjoy. I’m trying to dig deep here, for something to give us real hope that, with the 2014 World Cup upon us, our boys in white may once again shine, and finally be able to add that second star to their kits!

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EDITOR’S INSIGHT

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EDITOR’S INSIGHT – 12th June 2014

WRITTEN BY ROBIN POPLEY

It’s been almost two years, but, I am delighted to welcome you all back to XI (11).

In the time since the team and I were last writing, my beloved Leicester City have managed to storm to the Championship title and earn our place back at the top table of English football for the first time in a decade and Culture Club have reunited. So, yes, a lot has happened. More importantly though, we missed the laughs, so what better time to make our return than on the day the World Cup in Brazil kicks off. To be fair, I feel like a kid at Christmas… I love the World Cup!

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