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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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West Germany 3 England 2

The quarter final of the Mexico 1970 World Cup saw an eagerly awaited re-run of the final from 1966. West Germany had qualified for the knock stages after winning all three group games against Peru, Bulgaria and Morocco and therefore topping Group 4. Whereas the Three Lions finished runners up in Group 3 behind Brazil […]

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World in Motion

The iconic World Cup anthem from Italia 90, ‘World in Motion’ was co-written and performed by rock band New Order and actor Keith Allen. The supporting act included first rate rapping from John Barnes and world class miming from Beardsley, Gascoigne, Waddle, Steve McMahon and Des Walker. Sit back, reminisce and enjoy…………… Well, some of the crowd are […]

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Footballing Icons: Duncan EDWARDS

Manchester United and England international Duncan Edwards was tragically taken too soon aged just 21 when he sadly passed away shortly after the Munich air disaster in 1958. In his five years as a professional footballer at Old Trafford he helped the Reds win two league titles and amassed 177 appearances, scoring 21 goals from midfield. Whilst […]

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West Ham United 2 1860 Munich 0

Wembley Stadium hosted the 1965 European Cup Winners Cup final between England’s 1964 FA Cup winners West Ham United who faced West Germany’s DFB-Pokal Cup winners 1860 Munich. It was the first European final for both sides and 98k supporters packed out the Empire Stadium as it was called back then. The reach the final […]

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International Goals Galore

The early days of association football saw a mainly attacking and free flowing goal scoring game. There were many high scoring matches with double figure scorelines and one-sided thrashings. The first official ‘international’ game took place in 1872 between Scotland and England and it ended in a 0-0 draw. England were chiefly one of the […]

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Quiz: England X1 in 90’s

During the 90’s, England’s national football team had mixed fortunes under the guidance and stewardship of managers Bobby Robson, Graham Taylor, Terry Venables, Glenn Hoddle and Kevin Keegan. The highs included reaching the semi-finals of the 1990 World Cup finals in Italy and it almost came home in the 1996 European Championships. The lows will […]

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England 3 Cameroon 2

On Sunday 1st July 1990, Bobby Robson’s Three Lions clashed with the Indomitable Lions from Africa in the Quarter Final of the World Cup in Naples. Heavy favourites England took the lead through David Platt but Cameroon came roaring back in the second half with two goals in three minutes from Kunde and Ekeke to put […]

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Duncan Edwards

Manchester United and England international Duncan Edwards was tragically taken too soon aged just 21 when he sadly passed away shortly after the Munich air disaster in 1958. In his five years as a professional footballer at Old Trafford he helped the Reds win two league titles and amassed 177 appearances, scoring 21 goals from […]

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Footballing Icons: Paul GASCOIGNE

The English midfield maverick grew up in Gateshead and it wasn’t long before his unique talents we’re spotted by his local team Newcastle United. Paul Gascoigne signed schoolboy terms with the team he supported as a boy in 1980 and by 1985 he was captaining the youth team to FA Youth Cup success which led […]

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