ENGLAND 1 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 1 – International Friendly – Wembley Stadium – 8th September 1976

International football in the 1970’s was a very different animal to the game we see today. There was no international window and fixtures were very much played on an ad hoc basis. There were far fewer games during the season itself, and the chance for experimentation in friendly fixtures were few and far between, normally

LEEDS UNITED 1 ARSENAL 0 1972 FA Cup Final – Wembley Stadium 06/05/72

(A version of this post was first published on the Leeds United Blog Clarke One Nil in May 2011) As a child I was given a book by my Granddad which I feel has shaped my fascination with sport. I’m not sure where it came from, and why he gave it to me but I am convinced