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Season 1

15 Apr. 2014
A look at the events of 15 April 1989 at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England which led to the death of 96 football supporters, and the legacy of what is now known as the "Hillsborough Disaster".
22 Apr. 2014
Maradona '86
How the astonishing performances of one man led Argentina to the World Cup title in 1986.
22 Apr. 2014
The Opposition
A look at the infamous FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Chile and the Soviet Union that took place in 1973. Chile played against no opposition at the National Stadium in Santiago which had recently been used as a concentration camp.
29 Apr. 2014
The Myth of Garrincha
A profile of Brazilian association football icon Mané Garrincha.
29 Apr. 2014
Ceasefire Massacre
A look at the events of 18 June 1994, Republic of Ireland were playing in the World Cup in New Jersey and six fans supporting the team were gunned down watching the game in a pub 24 miles south of Belfast for political reasons.
6 May 2014
Mysteries of the Jules Rimet Trophy
The Jules Rimet trophy, the holy grail of sport trophies, is the target of numerous thefts and ultimately disappears without a trace, with various theories surrounding what truly happened to the trophy.
6 May 2014
Barbosa - The Man Who Made All of Brazil Cry
A look at Brazilian goalkeeper Moacir Barbosa Nascimento and how a costly mistake in the 1950 World Cup which cost Brazil the title impacted his countrymen.
1 Jul. 2014
White, Blue and White
A look at the public response of Tottenham Hotspurs' Argentine players and 1981 FA Cup winners Ricardo Villa and Ossie Ardiles before, during, and after the Falklands War.

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