Battle of Britain - The ups and downs of the history of football on the island

FIFA Museum Seestrasse 27, 8002 Zurich Deutsch

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Before this evenings’ match between England and Scotland kicks off, “Zwölf” editor-in-chief Mämä Sykora looks back at past head-to-heads between the two eternal rivals.

The first international football match took place, not entirely surprisingly, on British soil. The prestigious duel between England and Scotland has long been a classic, although the sporting significance of the match was not always equally high. So what exactly is behind this “Battle of Britain”?

Mämä Sykora
Mämä Sykora

Mämä Sykora takes you on a journey through the ups (and downs) of football and football history on the island. With a razor-sharp outside perspective, the editor-in-chief of the Swiss football magazine "Zwölf" uncovers bizarre, dramatic and surprising stories of the rematch between the two Home Nations.

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To attend this event, you have to book a table for the England - Scotland match, which will be broadcast live afterwards. The number of tables is limited.


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