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Quidditch World Cup 2014 Late Breaking News

LATE BREAKING NEWS
-- headline, Evening Prophet, 8 June 2014 (QWC)

Quidditch World Cup 2014 Late Breaking News

A special edition of the Evening Prophet reported that, following the earlier United States victory over their team in their quarter-final match at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, Liechtenstein’s mascot Hans the Augurey had been kidnapped by over-enthusiastic American Quidditch fans. Feelings were running high in both camps (QWC).

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Article written by Ginny Weasley in the Sports section of the Evening Prophet, 8 June 2014 (QWC)

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Notes

This article originally appeared on the Daily Prophet shelf of Pottermore as an edition of the Evening Prophet (QWC).

A grumpy bird is stolen. Do the Americans know what an Augurey usually means bad luck? Or rain.

Lexicon timeline of Quidditch

Lexicon list of World Quidditch teams

From the Web

Writing by J K Rowling on WizardingWorld.com (Pottermore): The Daily Prophet

Writing by J K Rowling on Imgur (Daily Prophet coverage of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, originally from Pottermore):

Harry Potter Wiki: 2014 Quidditch World Cup

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