World Cup finals, The Open at Carnoustie and athletics aggro

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1) It’s France v Croatia in Sunday’s World Cup final, so let’s take a look back at previous editions – starting with the most disappointing final of all. . Maybe fast forward to the end. Much, much better came four years earlier in ; Diego Maradona’s pass for Jorge Burruchaga’s Argentina winner is sublime. Perhaps the greatest team performance in a final in 1970 – Brazil, Pelé, Rivellino, Jairzinho, Gerson, Clodoaldo and, for the coup de grace, Carlos Alberto. The biggest shock came when West Germany beat Hungary in 1954, . The most ultra-violent? and Zinedine Zidane’s headbutt.

2) The weekend will also see the men’s and women’s finals at Wimbledon. Difficult not to start our look back anywhere else but in 1980. From the same era, was the great rivalry in the women’s singles. A forgotten men’s final? How about from 1996? And if you have a spare six hours, you can watch from 2008 in full. Goran Ivanisevic’s win over Pat Rafter in 2001 . One year later, Serena Williams beat Venus for her at SW19. One from the deep archive here: Maria Bueno, who died last month, .

3) The Open starts next week at Carnoustie, and that can only bring back memories of one thing: Jean van de Velde and his nightmare on the 18th hole, . Here’s courses in links golf and some highlights from 2007, when . In 1975, of five and back in 1968, of three.

4) The London Stadium will host the new Athletics World Cup this weekend. It sounds a lot like the old Athletics World Cup, which ran from 1977 to 2007. Here’s some footage from 1989, when European champions Team GB reached a sodden Barcelona, with but the 100m. Here’s an from 1989. Staying with athletics, Yomif Kejelcha grabs hold of in the Diamond League, leading to unseemly scuffling. Not quite as brutal as the punch Haile Gebrselassie once took at the World Junior Championships.

5) The death of , the , conjured thoughts of Tottenham in the late 60s and early 70s, including being in the 1972 Uefa Cup final. Here, in 1964, Gilzean scores for Scotland over England at Hampden Park. Before joining Spurs, he was star of Dundee’s 1961-62 Scottish title win, including these .

6) And finally, if you thought England’s finishing at the World Cup needed some work, .

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