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When Stuart Williams was confronted by the emerging genius of Pele in a quarter-final of the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, the classy and constructive Welsh full-back responded with the performance of his life. That day in Gothenburg, the teenager who would soon be hailed as the greatest footballer of all time, scored the only goal of the game to eliminate valiant opponents who had upset the odds by reaching the last eight. Though deprived of their own star, John Charles, through injury, the scarlet-shirted heroes held out for more than 70 minutes against a sumptuously talented Brazilian attack, in which the prodigy combined to compelling effect with the likes of Garrincha, Didi and Zagalo.

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Ware in 2000 while playing for Macclesfield

Paul Ware: Footballer loved by Stoke fans for his honest endeavour

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Men held after Kidderminster football fan stabbed

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John Still

John Still drops into non-league to become Luton manager

Coach leaves position at League Two side Dagenham

Paul Buckle

Paul Buckle leaves role as manager of Luton

Luton were knocked out of the FA Cup by Millwall at the weekend

Millwall’s James Henry rounds Luton Town goalkeeper Mark Tyler to put his side into the lead at Kenilworth Road

Reality bites as Luton's thoughts turn to the fight for points at Macclesfield

Luton Town 0 Millwall 3: Getting out of the Conference remains the dream after big Cup awakening

Match Report: Luton Town's marathon run ends at last against Millwall

Luton Town 0 Millwall 3: Millwall make their League status tell in front of goal while gallant Hatters are left with happy memories and a sense of relief there was no repeat of crowd trouble

Manchester United winger Luis Nani

Manchester United's Nani in police car crash

Player's £180,000 Bentley sustained "minor damage"

Scott Rendell celebrates his goal at Norwich that gave Luton a historic win

FA Cup: Luton Town v Millwall match preview

A look ahead to this weekend’s FA Cup fixture at Kenilworth Road

Police warn ticketless fans not to travel to Luton-Millwall match

Sides meet in the FA Cup this weekend

Gareth Bale wheels away in relief after scoring a late equaliser for Spurs

Match Report: New faces lift Chris Hughton after Gareth Bale rescues Spurs

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Wigan’s Roman Golobart barges into the back of Waide Fairhurst of Macclesfield

Macclesfield left fuming at referee's 'Luis Suarez moment' in defeat to Wigan

Macclesfield 0 Wigan Athletic 1

Chris Hughton, Norwich's manager, will not be pleased to have been knocked out of the FA Cup by Luton

Match Report: Luton Town cap crazy week for the underdog

Norwich City 0 Luton Town 1: Paul Buckle’s side record the first FA Cup victory by a non-League side away to a top-flight team in 27 years as the hosts continue their worrying run of form

Joint leader of English Defence League Kevin Carroll arrested on suspicion of race hate crime

Kevin Carroll is a cousin of the anti-Islam group's founder Stephen Lennon

Dean Saunders

Wolves confirm Dean Saunders as new manager

Compensation has been agreed with Doncaster

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