RetroMatch 1988 Littlewoods Cup Final Luton Town Arsenal

RetroMatch: Luton Town shock Arsenal in the 1988 Littlewoods Cup Final

Welcome to RetroMatch, a podcast that tells you the story of classic football matches from years gone by. Today we will tell you all...
Francesco Totti Icons in Italy

Icons in Italy: Francesco Totti

Italian football really does have a thing for one club men.  It does it better than anyone else, perhaps it’s the socio-economic differences between cities...

Vinnie Jones: Eighties Icon or Total Barmpot?

Vinnie Jones divided fans’ opinions like few others have done with regard to his worth as a footballer. Some saw him as a decent...
The Great Escape

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

Welcome back to the final part of this story. We are concentrating on the relegation battle in the First Division in season 1976-77. We're into...

A warm glow cuts through the snow: Everton 8 Southampton 0 20th November 1971,...

The background It wasn't my first Everton match. That was 20 months earlier when Everton beat high flying Chelsea 5-2 on the way to a seventh...
Hampden Park Queen's Park FC

Tuesday evening, Hampden theatre…

My brother George is a professional actor and writer, some of you may have seen him on either stage, TV or indeed the silver...
The Great Escape

The Great Escape 1977: Relegation Doesn’t Get Tougher Than This: Part Three

Welcome back to the story of the relegation battle in the First Division 1976-77. We have just a couple of weeks of the season...
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...