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You’re the worst player I’ve ever seen – The incredible story of Craig Johnston

Craig Johnston was synonymous in the Liverpool team which won the double in 1986. He played in every game other than the opening one....

Footballing commentary on our TV

Did He Really Say That? The global popularity of the beautiful game can be enjoyed in high screen resolution from the comfort of your own...
Brian-Clough

Brian Clough: The best manager England never had? Part Four

In previous weeks we looked at Brian Clough's managerial career up to 1977. In the final part of the series, we look at his...

Laurie Cunningham: The Belief | left wingers of the 70s

So we arrive at Laurie Cunningham. There are plenty who would say the perfect one to finish on. Perhaps he could be called the...

“The Doc” at Old Trafford: 1974-75

This short series will look back at the turbulent (yet arguably ultimately reasonably successful) times enjoyed by legendary Scottish manager Tommy "The Doc" Docherty...

Johan Cruyff’s El Clasico debut

There were not many players in the history of the beautiful game who can boast a legacy as big as Johan Cruyff’s. The Dutch...
Fiorentina Champions League Florence

FTA: One night in Florence

GOLLLAZZZOOOOOOOO! It’s Sunday morning in a sleepy rural village in the middle of Northern Ireland. It’s 1994. Football Italia is on the TV. The...

West Ham’s miraculous 1980 cup win

Football fans watched on in open-mouthed amazement as Liverpool battled back to reach the 2019 Champions League final with a stunning 4-0 win over...
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Brian Clough: The best manager England never had? Part Three

Last time out we looked at Brian Clough’s tenure in charge at Derby County and his magnificent achievement in taking one provincial club from...

Left Wingers of the 70s: Peter Taylor – The Intent

We arrive at the ninth player in our series of ten recalling wingers of the seventies. As mentioned there is no necessary meritocracy at...