Quiz

Quiz: How many can you name?

On this day in 1989, Scotland U16’s faced Saudi Arabia U16’s in the FIFA World Cup final at Hampden Park in front of a 50kstrong crowd. Despite going two goals to the good within 25 minutes the home side we’re pegged back to 2-2. Extra time couldn’t separate the two teams which meant the game […]

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Match

Argentina 2 England 1

Argentina and England clashed in the quarter final of the 1986 World Cup finals in Mexico. It was a game that had plenty of controversy with the Diego Maradona ‘Hand of God’ goal and him showcasing his footballing brilliance with his second goal which was named ‘Goal of the Century’. Sit back and enjoy the […]

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Blog

When The Yanks tamed El Tri

The United States’ improbable run through the 2002 World Cup was highlighted by the most important victory in team history. Today marks the 20-year anniversary of the 2-0 win over Mexico in the Round of 16, which gave the team its first knockout-round victory and confirmed the Dos a Cero legend. This victory helped the […]

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The ten greatest players to never grace a World Cup

The World Cup is described as the greatest trophy in football and often regarded the place to see the best players in the world battle it out. While we’ve been treated to players like Pele and Maradona there are many players deemed legendary who never had the chance to grace the field during a World […]

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Match

West Germany 3 England 2

The quarter final of the Mexico 1970 World Cup saw an eagerly awaited re-run of the final from 1966. West Germany had qualified for the knock stages after winning all three group games against Peru, Bulgaria and Morocco and therefore topping Group 4. Whereas the Three Lions finished runners up in Group 3 behind Brazil […]

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Gallery

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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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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Match

England 3 Cameroon 2

On Sunday 1st July 1990, Bobby Robson’s Three Lions clashed with the Indomitable Lions from Africa in the Quarter Final of the World Cup in Naples. Heavy favourites England took the lead through David Platt but Cameroon came roaring back in the second half with two goals in three minutes from Kunde and Ekeke to put […]

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Blog

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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Polls

Lineker Vs Kane

Following his four goals against San Marino, England striker Harry Kane now moves level with Gary Lineker on 48 goals for the Three Lions. Which one would you choose? SHOP the official England retro collection at 3Retro.com

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