From Uruguay 1950 to Brazil 2014; Alex Stewart, Paul Ansorge & Joe Devine retell the World Cup's most interesting stories and examine its tactical history.
From Uruguay 1930 to Brazil 1950, we examine the stories, tactics and goals of the World Cup.2
At last, a Brazilian win! The tournaments between 1954 & 1966 saw the first time a nation won the World…3
Broadcast in vibrant colour for the first time, this era saw a troubling tournament and some of the most exciting,…4
Less goals, more attention; football was at its most visible so far in the 1980s, but defence truly was king.5
Featuring Arrigo Sacchi, Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and Roberto Baggio, the 1990s was a wonderful era for World Cups.6
A new millennium, a new football? Not quite. This era saw slow tactical changes; a move towards modernity.7
This was the era of football DNA, tiki-taka and a style both exhilarating and suffocating.