FROM The man in the front seat / February 10, 2014

Guttmann’s Curse – the curse of Benfica

All football clubs have their myths and legends, I doubt however that many would be able to match Benfica’s famous “Guttmann Curse”. For those of you who may not know, Benfica is a football club from the city of Lisbon, Portugal. Their famed “Stadium of Light” will hold the 2014 Champions League final. Guttmann joined Benfica in 1960 as manager and promptly won the championship and then again in 1961. He also won the European Cup (Old Champions League) in 1961 beating FC Barcelona 3-2 in the final (obviously poor […]

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