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Celebrating the great inventors who changed football forever

7 mins | May 16, 2020
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As the Bundesliga returns today in Germany, we look back at the sport's once-radical innovations. Goal nets, shin pads and dugouts are now just part of football’s furniture, but that wasn't always the case. Writing in the Guardian, football writer and author Richard Foster tells the stories of the men who changed football forever.
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