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

WALES 1 ENGLAND 2 – Welsh FA Centenary Match – The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham – 24th March 1976

Four months after failing to qualify for the 1976 European Championship, Don Revie and England turned their minds to the next international cycle and the task of qualifying for the 1978 World Cup in Argentina. The draw which had taken place the day after their disappointing draw in Portugal which dashed their hopes of European

AC MILAN 1 LEEDS UNITED 0 1973 European Cup Winners Cup Final Kaftanzoglio Stadium, Salonika 16th May 1973

(This piece was originally posted on ClarkeOneNil) It’s hard to imagine a side entering a European Final in such low spirits, but as Leeds United entered the field of play at the Kaftanzoglio Stadium in Salonika for their Cup Winners Cup Final against AC Milan, the clouds hanging over the side were as heavy as those

LEEDS UNITED 0 SUNDERLAND 1 1973 FA Cup Final Wembley Stadium 05/05/1973

(Originally Published on Clarke One Nil) Being a Leeds United fan has meant taking the rough with the smooth more often than most other teams. Despite a relatively glorious history, we all know it could have been so much more. Rudyard Kipling could have written “If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster, And treat