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Espana 82

England fans enjoy watching the Three Lions take part in the 1982 World Cup finals held in Spain. Ron Greenwood’s England returned home from the 1982 World Cup finals an unbeaten side, having conceded just one goal in the five games they played. The tournament was eventually won by Italy, who defeated West Germany 3–1 in the final. […]

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Milk Cup Canaries

In 1985, Ken Brown’s Canaries beat Sunderland in the League Cup final 1-0 to win the Milk Cup trophy for Norwich City. This would be the second time and last time they’d win the League Cup. BUY the official Norwich City Milk Cup Final shirt at 3Retro.com

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Ron Saunders

Mr 110% was manager of Aston Villa between 1974-1982, where he won promotion to the First Division in his first season whilst lifting the League Cup. A year later, ‘Popeye’ was at it again and was leading the claret and blues to League Cup success for the second consecutive year. In 1981, he led the […]

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Super Cup Winners

Dennis Wise and Gianfranco Zola pose with the UEFA Super Cup back in 1998 after beating Real Madrid 1-0 thanks to a goal from Gus Poyet.

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Pride of Merseyside

Just weeks after the dreadful scenes at the Hillsborough Stadium disaster, Liverpool would face Merseyside neighbours Everton in the 1989 FA Cup final. The game finished 3-2 to the Reds after extra time with a brace from Ian Rush and one from John Aldridge. Stuart McCall bagged both goals for the Toffees. SHOP the official […]

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Deadly Duo

Germany International striker Jurgen Klinsmann arrived at White Hart Lane in the summer of 1994 for £2m and formed a deadly partnership with England front man Teddy Sheringham. The pair bagged 52 goals between them in their first season together (Klinsmann 29 / Sheringham 23). Can you name a better striker partnership? SHOP the official […]

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Lily Parr: Football Trailblazer

Lily Parr was a pioneer, a trailblazer and a maverick of the women’s game. Originally the prolific goal scorer started her footballing career as a left back playing for her local side, St Helens Ladies where she amassed over 100 appearances. Shortly after the outbreak of World War 1, Lily aged just 14 started work […]

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Matchday Juniors

By midday on a Saturday, most football stadiums would see large groups of junior football fans eagerly awaiting outside the main terrace entrances waiting for the narrow doors to open and unique sound of the turnstiles clicking into action as fans pass through one by one. The match day programme is carefully stowed away safely […]

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Away Days: Football Specials

The Football Special was the common mode of transport for thousands of football fans up and down the breadth of British Isles during the 70’s and 80’s. These specially chartered inter-city trains on the British Rail network would ferry supporters to away games.

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Saint & Greavsie

Saturday lunchtime between 1985 to 1992 was all about Saint and Greavsie on ITV. The former football legends Ian St John and Jimmy Greaves we’re a brilliant double act who discussed the latest football news in a light hearted manner.

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