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Dance of Ghosts by Kevin Brooks

By Kevin Brooks

PI John Craine is suffering to deal with the load of his earlier. 16 years in the past his spouse, Stacy, was once brutally murdered. Craine chanced on her physique of their mattress. and because then, to flee the soreness and the unanswered questions, he has buried himself in paintings through day, and whisky via evening. yet one mobile name adjustments every little thing. the mummy of lacking younger lady Anna Gerrish calls on his prone, and Craine quickly reveals himself on the centre of a sinister internet of corruption and lies that leads again into the murky waters of the prior - and to the evening that Craine has spent over a decade attempting to omit. As he delves deeper and deeper into the case every thing will get more and more, terrifyingly, own. And it's all the way down to Craine to forestall background from repeating itself...

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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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