Gallery

Espana 82

England fans enjoy watching the Three Lions take part in the 1982 World Cup finals held in Spain. Ron Greenwood’s England returned home from the 1982 World Cup finals an unbeaten side, having conceded just one goal in the five games they played. The tournament was eventually won by Italy, who defeated West Germany 3–1 in the final. […]

Read more
Blog

The Highlight Reel: Gary Lineker at Mexico 86

Gary Lineker. You remember him. Fox in the box. One of the finest strikers this country has ever produced. Scorer of 329 goals for club and country. And what’s even more impressive is that you can’t remember any of them. You see, Lineker was the absolute master of scoring rubbish goals. Bucket loads of them. […]

Read more
Polls

Greatest England Shirt

Over the decades, classic sportswear brands like Admiral, Bukta and Umbro have all designed and manufactured some great England shirts adorning the Three Lions across the chest. From the simple and clean styling of the 66 and 70 shirts to the iconic designs from the Espana 82 and Italia 90 World Cup’s, which one would […]

Read more
Quiz

Quiz: A to Z of best World Cup teams

Can you name the nations, past and present, that have came closest to winning the World Cup for each letter of the alphabet? Good luck, play the game here SHOP the official FIFA tee collection at 3Retro.com

Read more
Blog

Viva Espana

Somewhere in my parents sparse collection of family photos, there’s a snap of me aged 6 in our back garden, in that most traditional of football poses; arms folded, one foot resting assuredly on a ball, sternly but proudly staring at the camera. I’d just been given my first England kit and I wanted this […]

Read more
Blog

Mud, Blood and Studs.

It’s all about origins – whether through work, friendships, or eventual relationships – the question about your family background always comes up. Most often, you mention your parents and where they are from. Or you might talk about your grandparents, especially if they came from another country, or discuss where you’ve lived and why. However, […]

Read more
Blog

World Cup Countdown

32 Nations from 5 confederations will all compete in the first World Cup finals in it’s 92 year history to be held in the Arab World. The FIFA World Cup has taken place on 21 occasions so far with Brazil being the most successful nation winning 5 titles to date with Germany and Italy behind […]

Read more
Quiz

Quiz: World Cup

Since it’s inception in 1930 the World Cup comes around every four years except in 1942 and 1946 due to World War 2. Out of the 21 tournaments undertaken so far how many teams can you name that reached the last four in each FIFA World Cup? Take the test here

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more