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November 2006

Football legend Puskas dies.

As we reported on the programme this morning, Hungary and Real Madrid legend Ferenc Puskas has died. Puskas led Hungary's golden team of the early 1950s, before taking Spanish citizenship and becoming part of Real Madrid's all-conquering team. Puskas scored 83 goals in 84 games for Hungary from 1945 to 1956 and later played for Spain in the 1962 World Cup.


Dr Rogan Taylor - Director, Football Industry Group, University of Liverpool looks back at a remarkable career...

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For England fans he will always be remembered as the inspiration behind the team that first beat England at Wembley and then thrashed them 7-1 the following year in Hungary. Garry Richardson spoke to Tom Finney who played in the game in Budapest.

Listen to Tom Finney being interviewed on the programme by Garry Richardson.



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