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We have analyzed our defensive lapses – Packeer Ali

Sri Lanka National Head Coach Nizam Packeer Ali broke down the performance of his team in the recent tour of Qatar, Laos and the 1st leg of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 Preliminary...

Laws of the Game – Changes for 2019/20

The 133rd AGM of The International Football Association Board (The IFAB) held in Aberdeen, Scotland on 2 March 2019 approved a number of amendments to, and clarifications of, the Laws of the Game for 2019/20. Off-side rule, Sri Lanka...
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TPFC 2018 Standout Players – Week 3, 4 & 5

At the end of week 5 of the ThePapare Football Championship 2018, we have look at the standout players of each of the weeks 3,4 and 5. Kingswood hold much fancied Joes to a draw Kingswood College Kandy held the much...

Most Expensive Goalkeepers of All Time

With Liverpool breaking the World Record goalkeeper fee to sign Brazilian Alisson Becker from AS Roma, ThePapare.com take a look back at some of the other highest transfer fees paid for goalkeepers. Alisson joins Liverpool for a World Record fee Liverpool...

Stories of the 2018 World Cup

The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup has come to an end with the ‘Les Bleus’ crowned champions of the World following a thrilling final against Croatia. The biggest show on the planet often sees new stars born,...

FIFA World Cup – Journey through History (2006-2010)

The last segment set on a voyage through the tournaments of 1998 and 2002. France won their maiden World Cup title on home soil in 1998, while Brazil lit up the orient with their fifth in 2002. FIFA World...
WC History 1998-2002

FIFA World Cup – Journey through History (1998-2002)

The World Cups in 1986, 1990 and 1994 were won by Argentina, West Germany and Brazil respectively. Mexico 86 became Maradona’s tournament as the Argentine genius netted five goals while creating another five for his team en route to...
FIFA World Cup – Journey through History

FIFA World Cup – Journey through History (1986-1994)

The previous article was a voyage through three World Cup tournaments, 1974, 1978 and 1982.  FIFA World Cup - Journey through History (1974-1982) During the late 1950's and the early 1960's, the world stage... A new trophy was designed for the 1974...

FIFA World Cup – Journey through History (1974-1982)

During the late 1950’s and the early 1960’s, the world stage was dominated by the Brazilians. FIFA World Cup - Journey through History (1962-1970) The previous two articles featured the beginning and the early years of the FIFA World Cup....

FIFA World Cup – Journey through History (1962-1970)

The previous two articles featured the beginning and the early years of the FIFA World Cup. Since its inception, the early stages saw domination by Uruguay and Italy as formidable forces of world football. FIFA World Cup - Journey through...

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