Scoring your first international goal is always likely to be memorable and joyful, but that must have been particularly true for Chris Waddle 30 years ago today. 885 more words
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Well-known local faces from the worlds of sport and music are taking part in a charity fundraiser at Sandygate on Sunday 4 October.
Chris Waddle will lead an all-stars team featuring ex-footballers David Hirst, John Sheridan, Dean Saunders, Jamie Hoyland and plus Reverend and the Makers frontman Jon McClure. 23 more words
After losing one of the more terrifying examples of facial hair footballing history last season, we took the opportunity to cover some of the beautiful game’s best beards… 816 more words
Early game today; started 6:45 CT. I rolled out of bed and put on my away jersey over my PJs to watch the match.
Nothing about the start of this season would lead you to believe Arsenal can actually contend for the title other than hope and the fact that they owe it to me, 706 more words
By Jason McKeown
The 1996/97 FA Cup season was a belter. It culminated in Chelsea defeating Middlesbrough 2-0 in the Wembley final (meaning Boro had reached and lost both major cup finals, and been relegated from the Premier League, in one season). 1,041 more words
“All men are created equal” according to Thomas Jefferson. Sadly, no-one seems to have told the money men at football clubs as, year after year, players are bought and sold for tens, hundreds, thousands and millions based on how well they can kick a leather ball around a patch of grass. 154 more words