World Cup 1982 Day-by-Day: Day Eight: England march on; The Germans & Spanish win...

Sunday 20th June 1982 GROUP TWO, Estadio El Molinon Gijon. (17:15) WEST GERMANY   (1)   4   (Rummenigge 9, 56, 66, Reinders 81) CHILE   (0)   1   (Moscoso 89) West Germany:...

World Cup 1982: Day-by-Day – Groups Take Shape

DAY SEVEN Saturday 19th June 1982 GROUP ONE, Estadio Riazor, La Coruna. (17:15) CAMEROON   (0)   0 POLAND   (0)   0 Cameroon: N’Kono; Kaham, M’Bom, Onana, N’Djeya; Aoudou, Kunde,M’Bida, Abega; Milla,...

World Cup 1982: Day-by-Day – Day Six. Italy, Argentina and Brazil in Action

DAY SIX Friday 18th June 1982 GROUP ONE, Estadio Balaidos, Vigo. (17:15) ITALY   (1)   1   (Conti 19) PERU   (0)   1   (Diaz 84) Italy: Zoff; Gentile, Scirea, Collovati, Cabrini; Conti,...

World Cup 1982: Day-by-Day – Day Five, End of First Round of Group Matches

DAY FIVE Thursday 17th June 1982 GROUP TWO, Estadio Carlos Tartiere, Oviedo. (17:15) AUSTRIA (1) 1 (Schachner 21) CHILE (0) 0 Austria: Koncilia; Krauss, Degeorgi (Baumeister), Pezzey, Obermayer; Weber...

World Cup 1982: Day-by-day. Day Four. England, Germany & Spain. Mixed Fortunes

The World Cup had got off to a slow start, but exploded into life with Hungary hitting ten.. Scotland had seen off the potentially...

Hamburg: Tempting Fate and Eventual Relegation

The large clock inside the Volksparkstadion has ticked away over seasons past, tempting fate by highlighting how long Hamburger SV have swerved the Bundesliga...

Icons: Gunter Netzer

There is no shortage of famous names who have adorned the famous number 10 shirt of Real Madrid: Puskas, Velazquez, Laudrup and Figo, to...

Tomas Rosicky: The Potential-Prevented Little Mozart from Prague

The physical demands of professional footballers in today’s era are higher than ever with the ever-increasing intensity, speed and power in which the game...

The most pointless game in the world

With the World Cup almost upon us, one of the fixtures I believe is completely pointless is the third-place playoff. I have two memories...

World Cup 1982, Day-by-Day. Day Three. No goals then loads of goals

DAY THREE Tuesday 15th June 1982 GROUP ONE, Estadio Riazor, La Coruna. (17:15) CAMEROON   (0)   0 PERU   (0)   0 Cameroon: N’Kono; Kaham, Onana, M, Bom, Aoudou, N’Djeya; Kunde, M’Bida,...