Battle of Santiago

The Battle of Santiago (Italian: Battaglia di Santiago, Spanish: Batalla de Santiago) is the name given to a particularly unsavoury and infamous football match during the 1962 FIFA World Cup. It was a game played between host Chile and Italy on 2 June 1962 in Santiago. The referee was Ken Aston who later went on to invent yellow and red cards. Aston has been reported as "inept" to direct the match and "allegedly corrupted".

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Battle Of Santiago - Match Details
2 June 1500 ... CLT Chile 2–0 Italy Estadio Nacional, Santiago Attendance 66,057 Referee Ken Aston (England) Ramírez 73' Toro 87' Report GK 1 ...
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... Chief Yeoman Ellis was killed 3 July 1898 while serving on the USS Brooklyn during the Battle of Santiago de Cuba ... During the battle, he was reporting ranges to enemy vessels which he read from the stadimeter, a rangefinding device, while observing from an exposed position, while the Brooklyn was ... to pick up Ellis's body to throw it over the side, as was a common practice in naval battles, they were stopped by Commodore Schley, who said "No! Do not ...

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