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The Ballad of Matthias Sindelar (Or How World War II Robbed Austria’s Golden Generation)

The name Matthias Sindelar should be familiar to football aficionados everywhere – as well as historians, for that matter. But, by and large, it isn’t. Chris Woolfrey elaborates on an iconic symbol of Austrian football: In his book Inverting the Pyramid Jonathan Wilson writes that “the modern way of understanding and discussing the game was […]