The Great Escape

The Great Escape 1977: Relegation’s Don’t Get Tougher Than This Part Two

Welcome back to our look at the great relegation battle in the First Division in 1976-77.When we left it, eight clubs were separated by...
RetroMatch: 1987 FA Cup Final

RetroMatch: The 1987 FA Cup Final

Well, this series has been allowed a second week which is equally pleasing and surprising. For those of you that avoided the waves of...
The Great Escape

The Great Escape 1977: Relegation’s Don’t Get Tougher Than This – Part One

Coventry City spent thirty-four seasons in English football’s top flight. When they went down in 2001 only three other clubs had a longer unbroken...

Eiður Guðjohnsen: The Applause Before The Thunder Clap

Iceland are arguably the most likable sides in international football today. Since their remarkable run that took them to the 2016 European Championships, followed...

The Battle of Goodison Park

In continuing our vein of Football Genesis that has seen a number of ‘first game’ memories written about, my brother George came back with...

My First Match: Ireland v Australia (2003)

Growing up in the Irish county of Clare, opportunities to attend professional football matches were few and far between. Limerick FC, the nearest full-time...

They Called Him Big Cyrill: A Tribute to Cyrille Regis

In January this year football lost one of its heroes. A man who united people from different backgrounds. A man who could be said...
Kevin Keegan Liverpool FC

Kevin Keegan: Liverpool’s Greatest Ever Player?

Kevin Keegan – Liverpool’s Greatest Ever Player? How do we decide what is ‘greatness’? Is it simply the best or most skilful of players who...

Arthur Wharton: Goalkeeper, sporting great and Trailblazer, written out of history

One of the great all-round sportsmen of his day, a member of the first great football team, World Champion and football eccentric. Even though...
Retro Match Liverpool 1977

RetroMatch: The 1977 European Cup Final

Let me take you back to a time where football was a little bit different.I know we have all over indulged on the World Cup...