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AC Milan 4 Barcelona 0

In the 1994 Champions League final, two European heavyweights collided but it was Fabio Capello’s Rossoneri that dominated the game and dismantled Johan Cruyff’s Barca side by four goals to nil, with goals for the Serie A side coming from Massaro (2), Savicevic and Desailly. The convincing win made it AC Milan’s fifth European Cup […]

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Footballing Icons: RONALDO R9

Legendary Brazilian striker R9 is regarded as one of the best footballers to ever grace the game. The powerful forward had pace in abundance and quick feet that left many a defender in his wake, combined with his clinical and deadly finishing in front of goal he earned himself the nickname ‘O Fenômeno‘ which translates […]

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The Highlight Reel: George Weah

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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Footballing Icons: Paolo MALDINI

Paolo Maldini is a one club man that spent his entire playing career in the Serie A with AC Milan. During that time he won 25 trophies with the Rossoneri: the European Cup five times, seven Serie A titles, one Coppa Italia, five Supercoppa Italiana titles, four European Super Cups, two Intercontinental Cups and one FIFA Club World Cup. Following his retirement at the age of 41, Milan retired his number […]

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European Goals Galore

Following on from previous blogs featuring the high-scoring games in the English Premier and Football Leagues, we take a look at another collection of goal-crazy matches, this time in the main ‘super-heavyweight’ European leagues of Germany’s Bundesliga, Spain’s La Liga, and Italy’s Serie A from the early 90’s to the mid 2000s. Just after Christmas […]

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The Rock

Marcel ‘The Rock’ Desailly scores the final goal for AC Milan against Barcelona in the 1994 European Cup Final to help give Fabio Capello’s Rossoneri an emphatic 4-0 scoreline in the Olympic Stadium, Athens. A first half brace from Daniele Massaro and one from Dejan Savićević had already put Milano three goals to the good. […]

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Footballing Icons: Jimmy GREAVES

Jimmy GREAVES The England 1966 World Cup winner was goal machine for club and country racking up an incredible 439 goals. He also broke a few records along the way and still holds the title as Spurs all time leading goal scorer. He fully deserves his place in the English Football Hall of Fame.

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Greavsie. It’s a funny old game.

Beginnings at the Bridge Jimmy Greaves was born in Essex on the 20th February 1940 and the talented striker didn’t take too long to kick start his record breaking habit of scoring goals. Aged 15, Jimmy was snapped up by Chelsea and he was quick to make his mark in the youth ranks scoring a […]

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