Category: Remembering

Remembering the five top scorers from the 2003/04 Premier League season – The Football Faithful
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Remembering the five top scorers from the 2003/04 Premier League season – The Football Faithful

The latest instalment of our run through the Premier League archives takes us back to a landmark campaign in the history of English football, as Arsenal became the first team in over a century to complete a top flight campaign unbeaten.Arsene Wenger’s ‘Invincibles’ were faced with the new-found threat of a billionaire-backed Chelsea, Roman Abramovich’s…

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Remembering the most effective tactical change in Premier League history – Dream Team FC
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Remembering the most effective tactical change in Premier League history – Dream Team FC

“The coach must be a tailor, to try find the right suit for the team.” Chelsea 2016/17 is an underappreciated team outside of West London. And it’s understandable why that’s the case. Historically, they are sandwiched between Leicester’s miraculous title win and Pep Guardiola’s record-breakers. The Blues’ triumph wasn’t as unpredictably romantic as the Foxes’…

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Remembering every Noughties PFA Young Player of the Year – The Football Faithful
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Remembering every Noughties PFA Young Player of the Year – The Football Faithful

Our next look at the PFA Young Player of the Year award takes us to the turn of the millennium, remembering the players voted as the most promising young talents in English football during the Premier League era.There is no greater individual recognition than to be voted as the division’s best by your fellow professionals,…

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Remembering every 90’s PFA Young Player of the Year – The Football Faithful
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Remembering every 90’s PFA Young Player of the Year – The Football Faithful

The PFA Young Player of the Year award is handed out annually to the most promising young talent in English football, with the illustrious accolade having been won by some of the game’s greats since its inception in 1974.Regarded as the greatest individual recognition to be voted as the division’s best by your fellow professionals,…

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Remembering when Cristiano Ronaldo mocked Lionel Messi’s celebration – GIVEMESPORT
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Remembering when Cristiano Ronaldo mocked Lionel Messi’s celebration – GIVEMESPORT

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are nearly always complimentary about one another in interviews. With eleven Ballon d’Or awards between them, the eternal rivals naturally share a huge amount of respect. Only very rarely has the mask slipped down the years.  The competition between two of the all-time greats was at its fiercest when they…

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Remembering Justin Fashanu on the anniversary of the Norwich City star’s death | Norwich City News – PinkUn
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Remembering Justin Fashanu on the anniversary of the Norwich City star’s death | Norwich City News – PinkUn

Video Norwich City fans with their banner commemorating the 40th anniversary of Justin Fashanu’s wonder goal against Liverpool Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd Paul Chesterton Justin Fashanu may have gone, but his memory lives on forever – Chris Lakey looks at the former Norwich City player on the 22nd anniversary of his death Justin Fashanu,…

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Formula 1: Remembering Roland Ratzenberger – BBC Sport
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Formula 1: Remembering Roland Ratzenberger – BBC Sport

For David Brabham, Roland Ratzenberger is not the forgotten man of Imola.His former team-mate died on this day 26 years ago, 24 hours before the sport lost one of its greatest drivers, Ayrton Senna.The events of that horrific weekend at the San Marino Grand Prix have been retold countless times since, but with the focus…

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Remembering United 4 Real Madrid 3, 2003 – Manchester United

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Remembering the five top goalscorers from the 1999/2000 Premier League season – The Football Faithful

Our latest Premier League rewind takes us back to the turn of the millennium, a period which saw Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United enjoy arguably their strongest hold on England’s top tier.Elsewhere the 1999/2000 campaign saw the arrival of a certain Thierry Henry in north London and local hero Sir Bobby Robson take charge at…

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Remembering Their Debuts: Bale’s First Real Madrid Appearance – Managing Madrid
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Remembering Their Debuts: Bale’s First Real Madrid Appearance – Managing Madrid

What: Gareth Bale’s debut When: September 14th 2013 Who: Against Villarreal Where: El Madrigal, Vila-real Score: Villarreal 2-2 Real Madrid Goals: 1-0 (Cani, min 21), 1-1 (Gareth Bale, min 39), 1-2 (Cristiano Ronaldo, min 64), 2-2 (Giovani Dos Santos, min 70) Real Madrid line-up: Diego López; Dani Carvajal, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Nacho; Luka Modrić, Asier…

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Remembering Their Debuts: Lucas Vázquez’s First Real Madrid Appearance – Managing Madrid
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Remembering Their Debuts: Lucas Vázquez’s First Real Madrid Appearance – Managing Madrid

What: Lucas Vázquez’s debut When: September 12th 2015 Who: Against Espanyol Where: RCDE Stadium, Barcelona Score: Espanyol 0-6 Real Madrid Goals: 0-1 (Cristiano Ronaldo, min 6), 0-2 (Cristiano Ronaldo, pen, min 16), 0-3 (Cristiano Ronaldo, min 19), 0-4 (Karim Benzema, min 27), 0-5 (Cristiano Ronaldo, min 61), 0-6 (Cristiano Ronaldo, min 81) Real Madrid line-up:…

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Barcelona: Remembering when Luis Suarez contributed to seven goals in one game – GIVEMESPORT
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Barcelona: Remembering when Luis Suarez contributed to seven goals in one game – GIVEMESPORT

Luis Suarez’s Barcelona record since his debut in 2014 is pretty darn remarkable. In his 270 games in all competitions, the Uruguayan striker has scored 191 goals and assisted another 108. On average, he contributes to 1.10 goals every time he steps onto the field for the Blaugrana. Suarez’s best season in Spanish football came…

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Remembering Raddy Antic: a hero from Atlético Madrid to Luton – The Guardian
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Remembering Raddy Antic: a hero from Atlético Madrid to Luton – The Guardian

Raddy Antic made a lot of people very happy, and David Pleat was just one of them. The son of Bosnian partisans who was born in 1948 and died on Monday aged 71, he scored the late goal that rescued Luton from relegation in May 1983, just as he had taken them up the summer…

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Remembering Radomir Antić: only man to manage Barcelona, Atlético, and Real Madrid – Barca Blaugranes
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Remembering Radomir Antić: only man to manage Barcelona, Atlético, and Real Madrid – Barca Blaugranes

Radomir Antić died two days ago due to complications from pancreatitis. The Serbian is the only man to coach Barcelona, Atlético, and Real Madrid, the three biggest clubs in La Liga. Antić won La Liga and Copa del Rey once each, both with Atlético. At Barcelona, however, he is remembered for steadying what was at…

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Remembering when Mike Tyson made opponent Andrew Golota quit in-between rounds – GIVEMESPORT
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Remembering when Mike Tyson made opponent Andrew Golota quit in-between rounds – GIVEMESPORT

During ‘Iron Mike’s’ remarkable career the American was involved in some incredible matches. One of the more bizarre moments, however, came in a fight billed as the ‘Showdown in Motown’ on October 20, 2000, against Polish boxer Andrew Golota. Going into the contest Tyson was on a three-match winning streak, following his return from a…

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