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England 2 Scotland 0 1996

Back in 1996, the Tartan Army and the Three Lions locked horns in the group stages of the European Championships at Wembley Stadium. A header from Alan Shearer and a wonder goal from Paul Gascoigne gave England victory over the Auld enemy Scotland. SHOP the official England and Scotland retro collections at 3Retro.com

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England Centurions

The first ever international match recognised by FIFA wasn’t a classic, ending in a goalless draw between England and Scotland. The game occurred in 1872 and pitted the Auld enemy against each in Glasgow. Since that date, 149 years of international matches have passed and the Three Lions have gone onto reach 15 World Cup […]

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Classic Football Boots

Some of us are simply from a different era. “Stop changing our game!” we yell, as fleeting VAR / Super League abominations come and (hopefully) go. We’re one with a beautiful game that as wide-eyed youths, we fell completely and utterly in love with. So much so, we’re still lacing up our boots on a […]

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Manchester City 1999

After a dramatic late comeback in the League One play off final at Wembley, the Manchester City team anxiously watch on as the game against Gillingham is settled on penalties. Step up Nicky Weaver, time to become a hero and send the blues back into the 2nd tier of English football.

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Football, War and The Military

I have always been fascinated by the relationship that football has with the military and the part it has and continues to play during times of conflict. This led me to be a co-founder of the Football and War Network, that is a diverse group of historians and fellow travellers from many different backgrounds and […]

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Pele #10

Pele opened the scoring for the Samba boys in the 1970 World Cup final. Brazil went on to beat Italy 4-1 to lift the Jules Rimet for the third time in their history. It would be Pele’s last World Cup.

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