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England 2 Scotland 0 1996

Back in 1996, the Tartan Army and the Three Lions locked horns in the group stages of the European Championships at Wembley Stadium. A header from Alan Shearer and a wonder goal from Paul Gascoigne gave England victory over the Auld enemy Scotland. SHOP the official England and Scotland retro collections at 3Retro.com

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England Centurions

The first ever international match recognised by FIFA wasn’t a classic, ending in a goalless draw between England and Scotland. The game occurred in 1872 and pitted the Auld enemy against each in Glasgow. Since that date, 149 years of international matches have passed and the Three Lions have gone onto reach 15 World Cup […]

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The Magic of the Cup

When I was approached by The Hex Blog to write about the top five FA Cup Finals I was unsure which games to pick. My top five will be different to yours, some finals had so much going on I could write an entire blog about them, others were pretty forgetful to the neutral observer, […]

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Manchester City 1999

After a dramatic late comeback in the League One play off final at Wembley, the Manchester City team anxiously watch on as the game against Gillingham is settled on penalties. Step up Nicky Weaver, time to become a hero and send the blues back into the 2nd tier of English football.

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Italia 1990 Revisited

Scorched Earth Thatcher’s dark shadow was cast over England in the Eighties. A bleak and desolate country. The Specials serenaded the decade with the haunting anthem, ‘Ghost Town’, to a backdrop of inner-city decay and industrial decline. The working class were conflicted between the sceptre of mass unemployment and the gratification of council house ownership. […]

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Breaking the hex at Ibrox

Why Steven Gerrard is breaking the hex at Ibrox It’s taken him a while to get going but having romped to the Scottish Premiership in style this season, overseen some memorable performances in Europe and with a domestic double still very much in his sights, Steven Gerrard is bucking the trend of so many England […]

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Crystal Palace 4 Liverpool 3

Probably the greatest FA Cup semi final in history was back in 1990 when Crystal Palace and Liverpool fought out a FA Cup classic. Liverpool take the lead, Palace then go 2-1 up, Liverpool turn it round to go ahead 3-2 before Palace strike back with a last minute winner to make it 4-3 to […]

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Bobby Moore

The only Englishman to lift the World Cup. Born on this day in 1941, the former West Ham United and Fulham defender would have been 80 today.

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The 1994 League Cup Final: A boy’s memories of Wembley

I had already been up for a couple of hours, pacing around the house in my Aston Villa shirt, waiting for my dad to come home from work. He’d been working all night on the railway and our taxi to take us to the train station was booked for 10am. Just before I started to […]

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