Posts Tagged ‘derby county’

The Week in Football #10 0

The Week in Football #10

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This week’s trip through the history books sees England toiling, the birth of one of football’s great rivalries, controversial ‘keepers, clashing egos and some dodgy dealings in Yorkshire. October 12 England booked their place at the last World Cup today in 2005, when Frank Lampard volleyed home a late winner against Poland to ensure the […]

The Week in Football #9 0

The Week in Football #9

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Another eclectic mix of footballing history for you this week, as we take in the birth of Serie A, an all-time great running for public office, the end of an era for England, a troublesome sandwich and some textbook Gazza. October 5 Jock Stein, the man who achieved one of British football’s finest feats, Celtic’s […]

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The Week in Football #6

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This week’s trip down memory lane sees the invention of the penalty kick, the first-ever televised match and the passing of one of the game’s all-time greats. September 14 The humble penalty kick: scourge of England, masterminded by Germany, invented by an Irishman and first seen today in 1891. In order to stop the excessive […]