"ASHAMED FOR IRISH FOOTBALL NOT ASHAMED TO BE IRISH"
On this day in 1990, Eamon Dunphy made himself enemy Number ONE on the Island of Ireland. His crime? Having the audacity to tear into the Irish Football Team, after a dreadful 1-1 draw with Egypt.
40 goals in 34 League Games
5 goals in 6 German Cup games
5 goals in 8 European Cup Winners Cup Games
14 goals in 9 Internationals
For a total of 64 goals in 57 games
Has anyone ever been more lethal in a season?
OTD in 1972 Frank Worthington’s transfer to Liverpool is off after he failed the medical. It is one of the great what ifs, Worthington at Liverpool. Would he have been a Man Utd Cantona or a Man City Marsh? Also would he have become an England regular if he played for Liverpool?
Today marks 40 years since England drew 0-0 with West Germany at the 1982 World Cup.
The day after, ITV sent Jack Charlton to talk to manager Ron Greenwood and his coach Don Howe about the match.
It’s not often the interviewer knows as much as the interviewees. Amazing footage.
A true Gent. Sir Bobby Robson dropped everything he was doing & saw myself & friends & gave a young Jose Mourinho instructions to give us a guided tour of the Sporting Lisbon stadium. They don't have real characters like Sir Bobby in⚽anymore sadly enough. RIP.