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Germany 2 Holland 1

The 1974 World Cup final was contested by host nation West Germany and neighbours The Netherlands. Within just 2mins of the game starting and without the Germans actually touching the ball, talented Dutch number 14 Johan Cryuff burst into the German box and was brought down to give Holland an early spot kick which was […]

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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 5

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’re six games into the season and it’s fair […]

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From Liverpool to Madrid

England and Liverpool wonderkid Michael Owen joined fellow Englishman David Beckham at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium to become the latest Galácticos to play in La Liga. Real Madrid signed the Liverpool star for £8 million on 13 August 2004 and during his time with Los Blancos he scored 16 La Liga goals from 26 starts. Following […]

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Charity Shield

Kenny Dalglish’s double winning Liverpool side faced Howard Kendall’s Everton in the all Merseyside 1986 Charity Shield. Adrian Heath had put the Toffees ahead before Ian Rush equalised late on to end the game all level which meant the Shield was shared.

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Goals Galore 2

The English football league season of 2004/05 saw the re-naming of the three divisions below the country’s Premier League division, with the Championship, League One, and League Two – as they became to be known – kicking off under the new system. Just like the Premier League there have been an abundance of high-scoring games […]

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Premier League Hammers

West Ham United clinched promotion to the Premier League on the final day of the 92/93 season when they beat Cambridge United 2-0 at Upton Park to pip Portsmouth to the runners-up spot behind champions Newcastle United. David Speedie and Clive Allen grabbed the important goals for the Hammers.

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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 4

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. It’s been a sluggish start to my new era […]

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A Brucie Barrage

Liverpool keeper Bruce Grobbelaar gives the Wembley pitch invader a warm welcome after the reds beat local rivals Everton in the 1989 FA Cup final.

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