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48 Hours: A City of London Thriller by J. Jackson Bentley

By J. Jackson Bentley

“If you don’t pay me £250,000.00 within the subsequent forty eight Hours you'll die”. The textual content on Josh Hammond’s BlackBerry used to be blunt and chilling. without doubt it has to be a shaggy dog story, but if Josh is attacked in vast sunlight and folks round him begin to die he is familiar with that his blackmailer is lethal severe. Can Josh bring up the cash, can his appealing new bodyguard safeguard him, who's blackmailing him and why? He has forty eight hours to determine. the 1st novel within the acclaimed urban of London mystery sequence is a success with a view to enthral each person who understands and loves its London settings. wealthy intimately and actually evocative it's a actual web page turner, informed in round 100,000 phrases.

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Sports events of our time. The first World Cup was held in Uruguay in 1930, 26 years after FIFA first discussed the idea. In the early days, some teams were unable to travel to the host country, but by the 1950s, long-distance travel was becoming much easier and quicker. As the tournament became more accessible, it grew in popularity. The 1950 World Cup final at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro was attended by 200,000 people. In WORLD FIRST Uruguay offered to pay travel and 1958, Brazilian teenager Pele accommodation expenses to the 13 became the first global soccer visiting teams at the first World Cup.

FRANZ BECKENBAUER (b. 1945) Beckenbauer’s intelligence shone on the field as he dictated play from a deep sweeper position. Together with Johann Cruyff, he is one of the few soccer-playing legends to achieve similar success as a manager. Having captained West Germany at the 1974 World Cup, he managed the team when it won again in 1990. FERENC PUSKAS (b. 1927) The star of Hungary’s famous team of the 1950s, Ferenc Puskas was part of the Hungarian team that beat England 6–3 at Wembley in 1953. He joined Real Madrid of Spain in 1958.

Eight of the players who won the World Cup for Brazil in 1958 were in the team that retained the World Cup in 1962. Only seven different countries have been World Cup champions, although there have been 18 finals. The FA Cup is the oldest competition in soccer. The highest scoring FA Cup victory was on October 15, 1887, when Preston North End beat Hyde United 26–0 in the first round of the competition. The score was 12–0 at half time and 25–0 at 90 minutes. The final goal was scored in the five minutes of extratime added by the referee.

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