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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 6

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. The last update saw us nestling comfortably in second […]

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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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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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Albert Stubbins: From Wallsend To Sgt Peppers

In recent seasons where Mane, Firmino and Salah have recaptured the imaginations of the Spion Kop, it’s all too easy to forget about the legends from the distant past. In the case of Reds legend Albert Stubbins though, that should never be the case. A legend at both former clubs – Newcastle United and Liverpool […]

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Bremner Vs Souness

Former Scotland midfield generals, Billy Bremner and Graeme Souness will both be remembered for being fierce competitors on the pitch for club and country. As captains they we’re both leaders of men, driving the Tartan Army into battle like William ‘Braveheart’ Wallace at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. They both had footballing ability which meant […]

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Match

Crystal Palace 4 Liverpool 3

Probably the greatest FA Cup semi final in history was back in 1990 when Crystal Palace and Liverpool fought out a FA Cup classic. Liverpool take the lead, Palace then go 2-1 up, Liverpool turn it round to go ahead 3-2 before Palace strike back with a last minute winner to make it 4-3 to […]

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Greatest LFC Premier League XI

Born in 1989 in Liverpool and grew up in Croxteth just down the road from a certain Wayne Rooney, I’ve been privileged to see a lot of good players come through the Liverpool ranks during that time. Here is my greatest LFC team from the Premier League era. Formation: 4-2-1-3 Goalkeeper is Alisson Becker. Since […]

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Where Expectations Started…

Where Expectations Started… My favourite Liverpool game, where do you start, so many memories. Winning Number 5 with the Miracle of Istanbul, the European comebacks vs Olympiakos or Dortmund, the still mind blowing 4-0 win vs Barcelona. My initial thought was the 2006 FA Cup final which I was lucky to get a ticket for, […]

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April Fools

Remember when Shoot Magazine pranked the football world back in 1989 with this April Fool’s Day front page? Liverpool’s Ian Rush joins rivals Everton, a few tears we’re shed on Merseyside that morning when this landed in the local paper shops.

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