CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2 WEST GERMANY 2 – 1976 European Championship Final – The Red Star Stadium, Belgrade – 20th June 1976

A truly iconic football image. The moment the Panenka was created West Germany had come to dominate the football world over the four years from 1972 to 1976. ¬†They had become European Champions in 1972 and World Champions in 1974, and Bayern Munich’s three consecutive European Cups had seen them become the dominant force in

BAYERN MUNICH 2 LEEDS UNITED 0 – 1975 European Cup Final, Parc des Princes, Paris 28th May 1975

There is little doubt that the Leeds United side from 1965-1975 was one of the greatest the world has ever seen. Not as captivating as the Brazilian side of 1970 and not as successful as the Liverpool side of the 70’s and 80’s but for a ten-year period were as dominant a force as there

WEST GERMANY 3 USSR 0 – 1972 European Championship Final – Heysel Stadium, Brussels – 8/06/72

  The first major international championship of my life time saw the beginning of a dominance of international football which has continued to this day. The 1972 European Championship was the first of three consecutive appearances in the final for West Germany, which along with their success in World Cups has helped to cement the