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Away Days: Football Specials

The Football Special was the common mode of transport for thousands of football fans up and down the breadth of British Isles during the 70’s and 80’s. These specially chartered inter-city trains on the British Rail network would ferry supporters to away games.

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Polls

Goal of the season 90/91

Each First Division manager gets to nominate his favourite strike of the season from his own team in the ITV end of season goal of the season competition. Some high quality strikes on show but which one gets your vote? SHOP the 90’s retro collection at 3Retro.com

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World in Motion

The iconic World Cup anthem from Italia 90, ‘World in Motion’ was co-written and performed by rock band New Order and actor Keith Allen. The supporting act included first rate rapping from John Barnes and world class miming from Beardsley, Gascoigne, Waddle, Steve McMahon and Des Walker. Sit back, reminisce and enjoy…………… Well, some of the crowd are […]

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Blog

Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Finale

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. Nine games. Nine games remain to rewrite history. Nine […]

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Match

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Anderlecht 1 1984

Tottenham Hotspur walked out at White Hart Lane with the game all level after a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the UEFA Cup final. In Brussels, Paul Miller had put the Spurs one goal to the good before the Belgium side equalised with just minutes remaining through Anderlecht captain Morten Olsen. The second […]

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Red Hotspur

England international forward Paul Walsh enjoyed four years at Anfield and White Hart Lane during his professional career. As a red he won the league title in 1986 with Liverpool before moving down the Capital City in 1988 to join Tottenham Hotspur for £500,000. As an hotspur he lifted the FA Cup in 1991 under […]

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Match

West Ham United 2 1860 Munich 0

Wembley Stadium hosted the 1965 European Cup Winners Cup final between England’s 1964 FA Cup winners West Ham United who faced West Germany’s DFB-Pokal Cup winners 1860 Munich. It was the first European final for both sides and 98k supporters packed out the Empire Stadium as it was called back then. The reach the final […]

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Polls

Best Kit Manufacturer

The football shirt started from humble beginnings, from a knitted wool material taking it’s plain and traditional styling from Cricket uniforms. By the end of 1800’s, panelling began to appear and clubs would distinguish themselves not only by colour but by quarters, stripes and sashes. Umbro we’re the early pioneers in the 50’s with regards […]

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International Goals Galore

The early days of association football saw a mainly attacking and free flowing goal scoring game. There were many high scoring matches with double figure scorelines and one-sided thrashings. The first official ‘international’ game took place in 1872 between Scotland and England and it ended in a 0-0 draw. England were chiefly one of the […]

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Quiz

Quiz: Top players from the 90’s

Did you grow up watching Gazzetta Football Italia, Saint & Grievsie and Football Fantasy League with Skinner and Baddiel? If so, then this is the quiz for you. You’ve got 12 minutes to match up 100 footballers from the 1990’s based on the team they played for and the nationality they represented. Test your 90’s […]

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