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BBC: Brazil team of '70 win greatest team of all time

More than 30,000 people took part in our vote for the greatest ever sporting team. Here's how they voted:

1. Brazil's World Cup-winning side of 1970

2. The Liverpool side that won three European Cups in five years
3. The Real Madrid side that won five consecutive European Cups
4. England's World Cup-winning side of 1966
5. Celtic's European Cup-winning side of 1967

6. Manchester United's Treble-winning side of 1999
7. England's World Cup-winning side of 2003
8. Arsenal's unbeaten side of 2003/2004
9. The Australian side of 1995-2005
10. England's Ashes-winning side of 2005
11. GB's Olympic gold medal-winning Coxless Four of 2000
12. The West Indies side of the 1980's
13. The France side that won the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000
14. The New Zealand All Blacks of the 1980s
15. The Wales side of the 1970's
16. The Nottingham Forest side that won back-to-back European Cups
17. The US Postal Tour de France-winning team of 2004
18. Manchester United's European Cup-winning side of 1968
19. The Hungary 'Magical Magyars' team of the 1950s
20. The Ferrari team of 2003
21. The British Lions side of 1971
22. The Australian Invincibles of 1948
23. Red Rum, Ginger McCain, Brian Fletcher and Tommy Stack
24. Torvill and Dean's Olympic gold medal of 1984
25. Europe's Ryder Cup-winning side of 1987
26. The dominant Wigan side of the 1980s
27. Tottenham Hotspur's double-winning side of 1961
28. The touring Australian Invincibles of 1982
29. GB Men's 4x400m gold medalists of 1991
30. The Rangers side of the late eighties and nineties
31. The France side of the 1980s
32. Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge (The Woodies)

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it a public vote and from the results mainly British
was done on the 5live site
http://www.bbc.co.uk/fivelive/sport/greatestteam/

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 24th, 2005, 04:57 PM
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Good to see the wales 70's rugby team in there!

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Shows what they think of doubles in tennis. lol
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Where are the NY Yankees who won the World Series for 5 years in a row from 1949-1953? They were nearly invincible!!! And what of the US Olympic basketball "Dream Team"?

I agree that the 1970 Brazilian National soccer team was the greatest single season team I ever saw, but the Yankees succeeded over a sustained period.

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5. Celtic's European Cup-winning side of 1967
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Brits were voting
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old Dec 24th, 2005, 10:05 PM
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Shows what they think of doubles in tennis. lol
Yeah Pam 'n' Martina should be in the top 5 at least!

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the side from papa new guinea should also have been there

I'm not young enough to know everything.
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