Player Q&A

90 seconds with Chris ‘Kirky’ Kirkland

The 6ft 6inch stopper made a promising start to his professional career at Highfield Road under the guidance of veteran Sky Blues keeper Steve Ogrizovic. He soon impressed Coventry City manager Gordan Strachan who gave the young 18 year old his debut in the first team back in 1999 and by the end of the […]

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Icons

Footballing Icons: George BEST

The Manchester United and Northern Ireland wingman was a maverick on and off the pitch during the 60’s and 70’s. The talented two footed Best would glide past defenders like they didn’t exist with his unique balance, pace and skill. He’s regarded as one of the greatest footballers to ever play the game and has […]

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Blog

Women’s football: 50 years in the wilderness.

The women’s game has certainly gone through a rollercoaster ride throughout the decades. Starting with the first women’s game taking place between the North and South of England back in 1895. The outbreak of World War 1 in 1914 had a big impact on the women’s game when men’s competitive football stopped in England with […]

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The Highlight Reel: George Weah at AC Milan

Mention George Weah’s name to anyone of a certain vintage and it conjures up a quintessentially 90s image: An impossibly hirsute James Richardson, sitting next to an impossibly large pastry in an Italian café, reading headlines from an impossibly larger bright pink newspaper. Weah was a mainstay of Channel 4’s Italian football extravaganza. Whether it […]

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Gallery

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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Quiz

Quiz: How many can you name?

On this day in 1989, Scotland U16’s faced Saudi Arabia U16’s in the FIFA World Cup final at Hampden Park in front of a 50kstrong crowd. Despite going two goals to the good within 25 minutes the home side we’re pegged back to 2-2. Extra time couldn’t separate the two teams which meant the game […]

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Match

Argentina 2 England 1

Argentina and England clashed in the quarter final of the 1986 World Cup finals in Mexico. It was a game that had plenty of controversy with the Diego Maradona ‘Hand of God’ goal and him showcasing his footballing brilliance with his second goal which was named ‘Goal of the Century’. Sit back and enjoy the […]

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Gallery

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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Polls

Goal of the season 90/91

Each First Division manager gets to nominate his favourite strike of the season from his own team in the ITV end of season goal of the season competition. Some high quality strikes on show but which one gets your vote? SHOP the 90’s retro collection at 3Retro.com

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When The Yanks tamed El Tri

The United States’ improbable run through the 2002 World Cup was highlighted by the most important victory in team history. Today marks the 20-year anniversary of the 2-0 win over Mexico in the Round of 16, which gave the team its first knockout-round victory and confirmed the Dos a Cero legend. This victory helped the […]

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