World Cup questions: Why didn’t the great Dutch teams of the 1990s win it? | Barney Ronay


With the help of the Fifa archive we rewatch a series of memorable games in search of answers we didn’t find at the time

You can take our freedom. But you can’t take our grainy old football videos. In this short series I will be exploring the contents of Fifa’s newly released World Cup archive; revisiting World Cup lore and World Cup truisms, and finding out if staring at them in peeled-eyeball detail from the confinement sofa really does reveal their deeper truths.

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