Match

Wales 1 Scotland 1 1985

During World Cup qualification for Mexico 1986, British rivals Wales and Scotland clashed at Ninian Park in the final group game with both teams needing points to qualify. Manchester United forward Mark Hughes put the Welsh one goal to the good after just 13 minutes before Rangers Davie Cooper equalised from the spot with 10 […]

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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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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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Player Q&A

90 seconds with Kevin ‘Rats’ Ratcliffe

The Welsh international defender started his professional career at Everton and made his debut away to Manchester United at Old Trafford in 1977. The commanding central defender cemented his first team place in 1982 and just a year later was made club captain at just 23 years of age. Whilst captain, Ratcliffe won the FA Cup Final in […]

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Gallery

April Fools

Remember when Shoot Magazine pranked the football world back in 1989 with this April Fool’s Day front page? Liverpool’s Ian Rush joins rivals Everton, a few tears we’re shed on Merseyside that morning when this landed in the local paper shops.

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