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The Battle of Bramall Lane

On the face of it a match between promotion contending West Bromwich Albion and midtable Sheffield United in the second tier of the English professional game had nothing to suggest that it would become infamous throughout world football. The date was Saturday 16th March 2002. The home team, Sheffield United managed by boyhood Blade, Neil […]

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90 seconds with Bob ‘Oh Ah’ Booker

After a success trial at third division Brentford, the 6ft 2inch midfielder / striker signed professional terms with the Bees and in return his former non-league side Bedmond Social received a set of tracksuits as payment. Aged 20, Bob made his professional debut in 1978 against his hometown side Watford. After a decade at Griffin […]

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Speedo

Gary Andrew Speed was born in Mancot, North Wales on 8th September 1969. The talented sportsman was equally as proficient with a football at his feet as he was with a cricket ball in his hand. His football skills soon started attracting the attention of professional clubs whilst playing for Flintshire Schoolboys and his local […]

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