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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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Newcastle United 5 Manchester United 0

25 years ago today Sir Alex Ferguson’s red devils landed in hell when they met Kevin Keegan’s entertainers at St James Park. Top of the table Newcastle United we’re simply too hot to handle that day for the reds and the Toon won the battle 5-0 to go eight points clear of United. They eventually […]

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Footballing Icons: Jurgen KLINSMANN

In Germany, his nickname was ‘flipper’ which is translated in deutsch is pinball machine due to his quick feet and boundless energy on the pitch. When he arrived in England, the tabloid newspapers labelled him ‘Der Dive Bomber’ for his reputation for being theatrical under a challenge but it wasn’t long before he won over […]

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Goals Galore

The first season of English football’s Premier League kicked off on Saturday 15 August 1992, with two amazing games, the first Norwich City beating Arsenal 4-2 away at Highbury, with Mark Robins scoring two goals after trailing two-nil at half-time. Then at Selhurst Park, when Crystal Palace grabbed a last-minute equaliser from Simon Osborn to […]

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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 3

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. I’ve barely had time to enjoy a pint of […]

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Rams Return

Derby County had looked promotion in the eyes 2 seasons earlier, but unfortunately Roy McFarland’s Rams were beaten by close rivals Leicester City in the playoff final despite striker Tommy Johnson giving the Rams an early lead. The following season The Rams could only manage a 9th place finish and McFarland’s contract was not renewed […]

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