Polls

Greatest Football Boot Brand

Stylo Matchmakers, Gola and Dunlop classics we’re popular and affordable choices for budding footballers during the 60’s and 70’s. The 80’s was all about the modern classic, the Adidas Mundial and Puma Kings which have remained popular to this day. The 90’s saw major innovation from Adidas with the Predators and Nike introduced a rainbow […]

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Icons

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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Blog

Tangerine & Graphite is the colour

After the conclusion of the 1993/94 season the contract between Chelsea and sponsors Commodore / Amiga came to an end after seven years. A new sponsorship deal was confirmed with American lager giants ‘Coors’ in the summer of 1994. A time when football shirts lasted for two seasons and the home kit would remain the […]

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Gallery

Ayresome Park

Stuart Roy Clarke from Homes of Football brilliantly captures Boro fans on the standing terraces of Ayresome Park in the 90’s watching the match. The stadium was designed by famous architect Archibald Leitch and was opened in 1903, it remained the home ground for Middlesbrough FC until they moved to the modern all seater Riverside Stadium in […]

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Match

Chelsea 4 Tottenham Hotspur 3

Back in 1994, former Spurs legend Glenn Hoddle managed his Chelsea side to victory over his former club in dramatic fashion at Stamford Bridge. Tottenham Hotspur took an early 2-0 lead after just 18 minutes courtesy of goals from Steve Sedgley and Jason Dozzell but the Blues fought back with goals from Mal Donaghy, Mark […]

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Blog

The Miracle of Bern

In 1950 Germany was in a mess. The war-torn country was still trying to pick itself up following World War II. Football was slowly re-emerging in the late 1940s, but it took until 1950 for the German football structure to be fully functional, domestically and internationally. The German football association, DFB, officially re-formed on January […]

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Quiz

Spot the ball

To celebrate Michael Owen’s birthday we thought we’d create a spot the ball quiz from the England game that introduced him onto the international stage. SHOP the official England retro collection at 3Retro.com

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Player Q&A

90 seconds with Gordon ‘Flash’ Watson

Gordon ‘Flash’ Gordon begin his career at the Valley for his boyhood team Charlton Athletic in 1989 where he scored 7 goals which attracted the attention of Big Ron. The Sheffield Wednesday manager signed the promising striker for £250k which eventually rose to £350k based on appearances. During his time at Hillsborough, the forward made […]

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Blog

Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 9

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 left the last instalment with the season just […]

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