We start with this image from 1974. The Brazilians having won the World Cup trophy outright in 1970 a new trophy was introduced for the next tournament as we include some tales and pictures that didn't make the 'Rio' series.
In the next Files we investigate Spurs World Cup landmarks and stats for you to watch out for during the coming conflict.
The first competition saw four European teams take part and they all traveled on the same ship to and from the competition.
Here we find the French, Belgium's, Rumanians and the Yugoslavs outward bound.
After the stamp story in File 1. When Columbia applied to host the 1986 tournament they produced a set of stamp's to support their bid. This (I'm told) is it.
Sadly the competition was held in Mexico.
Below Left - As we look forward to some exciting games this summer I wonder if we will get any results like Austria 7 Switzerland 5 (1954). Right - One of the all time greats Pele trains in heavy rain watched by one hopeful autograph hunter.
FiFa Files will be back with all the stats a Spurs watcher could desire in the mean time lets party like it was...
well, Mexico 1986,
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Flying Down to Rio
History of T.H.F.C.
Tribute to Bill Nicholson
The Road to Turin
Most Read Articles
The 100 Year War
Interview with Marina Sirtis
A Long Dark Shadow
By Royal Appointment
School Report: An Insight into the Younger Eric Dier
All Change At Spurs
History Of THFC: Part 1
Passage to India: Rohan Rickets
Thanks For The Memories
Our Tommy Carroll
The AVB Files: Part1
You The Jury
The Hand Of Hugo
Connection - Argentina
Creating a Reputation
Flying Down To Rio