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Families in Football: Bjorn Helge and John Arne Riise

Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Families in Football’ series. Over the next few weeks, we take a look at siblings, cousins and even parents and children that have played the beautiful game. Some have played cup finals together while others have been on opposing sides. Today, we look at Bjorn Helge Riise and John […]

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