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English definition of “game 39”

game 39

noun [singular, U]
the idea of an extra set of games between the teams in the Premier League to be played in countries other than England. The idea was considered by the Football League but no games were ever played: There was opposition to game 39 from many supporters' organizations.
(Definition of game 39 noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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