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Speedo

Gary Andrew Speed was born in Mancot, North Wales on 8th September 1969. The talented sportsman was equally as proficient with a football at his feet as he was with a cricket ball in his hand. His football skills soon started attracting the attention of professional clubs whilst playing for Flintshire Schoolboys and his local […]

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Quiz

Quiz: Champions League Final Goal Scorers

Since it’s inception back in 1993, the Champions League final has produced 13 winners with the mighty Real Madrid winning it seven times and El Classico rivals Barcelona lifting it four. Both Bayern Munich and AC Milan have won it three times also. Not only has Cristiano Ronaldo made the most appearances and scored the […]

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Footballing Icons: Bobby MOORE

Regarded by Pele as the greatest defender he’d ever played against. Bobby Moore was a captain and a leader of men, a composed and elegant defender who was equally adept at bringing the ball out of defence as he was at stopping attackers in their tracks. Moore’s career started at West Ham United and at […]

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The Class of 66

The inaugural FIFA World Cup was hosted by Uruguay in 1930 but the pioneers of football, England didn’t make an appearance at the finals until 1950 which was held in Brazil. Unfortunately for Walter Winterbottom’s men, they’re first appearance at the World Cup didn’t go as expected and they failed to get out of the […]

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Polls

Lineker Vs Kane

Following his four goals against San Marino, England striker Harry Kane now moves level with Gary Lineker on 48 goals for the Three Lions. Which one would you choose? SHOP the official England retro collection at 3Retro.com

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Player Q&A

90 Seconds with Jamie ‘Fozzy’ Forrester

The quick footed striker started his youth career at Auxurre in France before moving back to England to team up with an exceptionally talented Leeds United youth team under the pupillage of former Leeds player Paul Hart. During his time at Elland Road, Jamie will be fondly remembered for his opening goals in both legs […]

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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 8

Sid Lambert is a 43-year-old man playing Retro Football Manager on his iPhone. He’s gone back to 1995/96 to take over Newcastle United and put right what once went wrong: beat Manchester United to the title. And he’d love it if he beat them. Love it. We ended the last instalment with the triumphant return […]

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Footballing Icons: PELE

The Brazilian forward amassed an incredible 1,279 goals in 1,363 games (including friendlies) during his career. At club level, Pele only played for two clubs during his 21 years as a professional footballer, Santos in Brazil and New York Cosmos in the USA where he won a combined 27 honours. At international level, Pelé still […]

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Match

Manchester United 2 Manchester City 2

Ron Atkinson’s Red Devils took a two goal first half lead into the half time break courtesy of a screamer from Colin Gibson and a spot kick from Gordon Strachan. In the second half the tables turned and Clive Wilson pulled one back for the Sky Blues before Arthur Albiston scored one of the best […]

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Polls

Moore & Butcher

England’s World Cup winning captain Bobby Moore was a Rolls-Royce of a defender, a leader of men, great in the tackle, silky in possession with an eye for a pass. Which former England defender would you pair up with the late Bobby Moore?

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