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1966 – The greatest Hammers that ever lived

In this week’s unusual edition of our weekly throwback segment,

We hear from Bill, 80, a lifelong Hammer about the time that West Ham United won the World Cup. (more…)


Euro 96: When football (nearly) came home

For football fans across the globe..

Them few weeks immediately after the season ends are quite frankly horrible. (more…)


One day in May – Sky Blue glory of ’87

Even walking through Coventry towards the train station on Cup Final morning brought a tear to the eye.

It seemed every house, every car, was displaying Sky Blue. (more…)

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Roberto Di Matteo: His journey so far

Roberto Di Matteo was born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland to Italian parents in 1970.

He has enjoyed a remarkable journey in football since first appearing for his local club, FC Schaffhausen aged 18, in 1988. (more…)


The 1979 FA Cup Final, where did all the passion go?

My first memory of a cup final was being taken to the 1971 FA Cup Final.

I remember wearing a Arsenal rosette even though I had decided that I was a Manchester United fan and was keen to understand how far London was from Manchester. (more…)


The first golden era at Manchester City

Manchester City is regarded as one of the biggest clubs nowadays, with an unbelievable financial backing and a squad that boasts some of the greatest players in the world.

Yet in fact the club’s original Golden Era was in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s — a pivotal period in the history of Manchester City Football Club. (more…)