Category Archives: Nostalgia

I tried to save Glenn Roeder’s Watford career

Tweet Ah, pre-season and the transfer window. Spurious conjecture and wild speculation command the attention of millions. It’s a great time to be alive, but back in the mid-90’s times were tough. You had newspapers, the odd paragraph on Teletext, … Continue reading

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Ticket stub memories

Tweet One of the best things about going to your mum’s house is rummaging through all your old crap that she’s been wanting you to get rid of for years. During one recent salvage operation in my Mum’s loft I … Continue reading

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Five legendary old terraces

Tweet Terracing at football has been back in the news again recently after the Football League voted in favour of safe standing. The League still needs Government approval to make standing legal, but it’s a start. Standing is a cheaper way … Continue reading

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Hunting in Threes: Signori, Rambaudi and Baiano, Foggia.

Tweet Last week’s post lamented the dwindling power of Serie A and the sickening trend of Italian clubs being outgunned in the transfer market by their French rivals (‘filled to the brim with bitterness’ as one happy reader described it). … Continue reading

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Hunting in Pairs: Jurgen Klinsmann and Rudi Völler, Germany and West Germany.

Tweet Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are so hot right now. But, as with so many of the most significant cultural reference points, German football was hotter in the 1990’s – at the 1990 World Cup, to be precise. There … Continue reading

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