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Tangerine & Graphite is the colour

After the conclusion of the 1993/94 season the contract between Chelsea and sponsors Commodore / Amiga came to an end after seven years. A new sponsorship deal was confirmed with American lager giants ‘Coors’ in the summer of 1994. A time when football shirts lasted for two seasons and the home kit would remain the […]

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Ayresome Park

Stuart Roy Clarke from Homes of Football brilliantly captures Boro fans on the standing terraces of Ayresome Park in the 90’s watching the match. The stadium was designed by famous architect Archibald Leitch and was opened in 1903, it remained the home ground for Middlesbrough FC until they moved to the modern all seater Riverside Stadium in […]

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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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The Miracle of Bern

In 1950 Germany was in a mess. The war-torn country was still trying to pick itself up following World War II. Football was slowly re-emerging in the late 1940s, but it took until 1950 for the German football structure to be fully functional, domestically and internationally. The German football association, DFB, officially re-formed on January […]

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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 9

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 left the last instalment with the season just […]

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Match

Everton 4 Liverpool 4

The location was Goodison Park, Liverpool. The date was Wednesday 20th February 1991 and the occasion was the FA Cup Fifth round replay. Over 37k supporters witnessed one of the greatest FA Cup ties in history as these Merseyside rivals battled out a 4-4 draw. Sit back and enjoy! SHOP the official Everton and Liverpool […]

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Clough & Taylor

Brian Clough and Peter Taylor was a match made in heaven. The pair had a unique style and partnership in the dressing room which helped perform miracles out on the pitch. Starting out at 4th Division Hartlepool United in 1965, the management pairing transformed Pools plight which prompted 2nd Division Derby County to appoint the […]

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Quiz: Champions League Final Goal Scorers

Since it’s inception back in 1993, the Champions League final has produced 13 winners with the mighty Real Madrid winning it seven times and El Classico rivals Barcelona lifting it four. Both Bayern Munich and AC Milan have won it three times also. Not only has Cristiano Ronaldo made the most appearances and scored the […]

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The Class of 66

The inaugural FIFA World Cup was hosted by Uruguay in 1930 but the pioneers of football, England didn’t make an appearance at the finals until 1950 which was held in Brazil. Unfortunately for Walter Winterbottom’s men, they’re first appearance at the World Cup didn’t go as expected and they failed to get out of the […]

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