‘May 19 Incident’, ‘Maracanazo’ and ‘Battle of Old Trafford’ head football matches that have gone down in infamy – and inspired Escape to Victory

  • – Several games have become known by names, such as the ‘Battle of Buffet’ in Manchester United’s long-running feud with Arsenal
  • – Fifa World Cup changed the rules after ‘Disgrace of Gijón’ between West Germany and Austria
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Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Adama Traore (right) shakes hands with Rodrigo, of Manchester City, after their English Premier League win at the Etihad Stadium. Photo: EPA
Jonathan White
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Jonathan White

Inter Milan, Wolves and Granada show Chinese-owned football clubs making mark in European game like never before

  • Fosun-owned side shock English Premier League champions Manchester City at the Etihad to dent title hopes
  • Top-of-the-table clashes in Italy’s Serie A and Spain’s La Liga sees Chinese-owned sides feature against giants

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Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Adama Traore (right) shakes hands with Rodrigo, of Manchester City, after their English Premier League win at the Etihad Stadium. Photo: EPA
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