And the football world champions are… Sunderland?!

Sunderland, Hibs and Upton Park FC were among the unlikely teams crowned world champions long before the first World Cup.

Read the full story in the June 2018 issue of FourFourTwo.

Published by Paul Brown

Writes about football, history, true adventure. The Guardian, Four Four Two, When Saturday Comes, The Blizzard, Longreads, Deadspin, etc. Latest book: The Ruhleben Football Association. Twitter: @paulbrownUK