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

1974 World Cup – Contenders Cut Down to Four – Second Phase Match 2

Sunday 30th June saw the 1974 World Cup get down to the business end as all four second phase matches took place on a single day. The results effectively set up two semi-finals but also showed the weakness of a second round robin phase as the results left the four other sides forced to take