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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Gazza The Gooner

Arsenal vs International XI Paul Merson Testimonial Match Highbury, Wednesday May 8th 1996 The teams at the start were Arsenal International XI Seaman Miklosko Dixon Wilkins Winterburn Rix Hoddle Gullit Linighan Bilic Adams O Leary Platt Kanchelskis Merson Le Tissier Bergkamp Nicholas Gascoigne Jess Wright Waddle Final score: Arsenal (4) 8 – 5 (0) International […]

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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 7

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 ended our last instalment with a performance at […]

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