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Chapecoense – the dream that died

It is the dream of every fan of a small, unfashionable football club. That one day their side will defy the odds and the budgets and resources of more fashionable and better-supported teams and reach the final of a major tournament. In the case of Brazilian side Chapecoense that is exactly what happened, only for the dream to turn into ...

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Chapecoense and five other teams that perished in plane crashes

The Brazilian football club Chapecoense have made rapid strides since their establishment in 1973 and reached the country’s top flight in 2014 for the first time since 1979. This year, they wrote another illustrious chapter in the club’s history after reaching the final of the Copa Sudamericana – the second tier continental competition in South America – for the first ...

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