These Football Times
The politics of the 1938 World Cup, played with global war on the horizon
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The politics of the 1938 World Cup, played with global war on the horizon

For many football fans, the little-known 1938 World Cup is one often shaded in darkness. The last tournament before the Second World War was brimful of political interference, influence and infiltration. In this episode, we review the tournament and, given the ongoing situation in the world at the time, consider how politics' chess game inevitably cast its shadow over the finals.

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