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UAE – Unsuccessful In Their First Try

Some things in life as we know are and will always be true. A dolphin sleeps with one eye open. Every second, Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate. The sun rises from the east and sets in the west. And a football game between Uruguay and UAE…

Football In The Emirates: A Retrospect

On June 9th, 1990, at 5:00pm (Italy time), United Arab Emirates (UAE) made history by playing their first World Cup match against Columbia under Brazilian manager Carlos Alberto Gomes Parreira in front of a crowd of approximately thirty thousand at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara in Bologna. The same year…

The Joy of Even Years

When the season finally comes to a finish, there is a sudden lull in life that a football supporter finds himself/herself in. There is the pain of waiting three months to see some serious action again. Three months of Saturdays lost Saturdays and Sundays not knowing what to…