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Ebenezer Cobb Morley

Who is Ebenezer Cobb Morley and why does he have a Google Doodle?

One English sportsman and solicitors brought his law skills to the beautiful game and his name was Ebenezer Cobb Morley. To everyone scoffing at people who call football “soccer” – stop it. The term was popularised in the US but derived from 19th century “university slang”, akin to rugby being called “rugger”. Around that time, […]

ENGLAND v NIGERIA

England vs. Nigeria (1994)

England and Nigeria had contrasting summers in 1994. Here’s what happened when they met for a friendly after USA ’94.