Posts Tagged ‘Week In Football’

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The Week in Football #8


Time for our weekly trawl through the history books, as we look at some memorable debuts, comebacks and farewells and one of the worst dives football has ever seen. September 28 After a summer nursing his metatarsal following his breakthrough performances in the European Championships, Wayne Rooney made his Manchester United debut today in 2004. […]

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The Week in Football #6


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 […]

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The Week in Football #5


Our weekly trawl through the history books takes in some epic England losses, a madcap Finn, the Football League’s first matches and the publication of a book that revolutionised football literature. September 7 Not a good day for the Three Lions, as England suffered two of their most embarrassing defeats. Today in 2005 a David […]


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A trip through the history books this week sees big-money transfers, England’s most famous result since 1966, the birth of the most addictive football computer game ever and Phil Babb making every football fan wince. August 31 Ever since the introduction of the transfer window in 2002 today has always brought about big money deals […]

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The Week In Football #3


A trip though the ages, as we take you from lunatic South American goalkeepers to the lower leagues of England via deluded chairmen and football’s most famous theme tune. August 17 With a speculative swing of that now-famous right foot, David Beckham announced his arrival today in 1996. Manchester United were taking on Wimbledon in […]

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The Week In Football #2


From Adolf Hitler to the birth of the Premier League, here’s what’s been going down this week in football! August 10 Believe it or not, but realtiy TV star Lee Sharpe was once actually a footballer. And a very fine one too,  who jostled with Ryan Giggs and John Barnes for the Manchester United and […]