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Premier League In 1992, a group broke away from Division 1 to form a brand new league with an exciting revenue model. Sound familiar? Andrew Murray remembers the first-ever Premier League season
Aston Villa Former Aston Villa and Celtic manager Jozef Venglos has died, aged 84. He became the top flight's first foreign gaffer in 1990, introducing ideas that are common today – but were revolutionary at the time
Ron Atkinson's Manchester United set off like a train – but went badly off the rails as their bitter rivals steamed past them. Jon Spurling blows the dust off the history books
Action Replay When Sven-Goran Eriksson took over as England’s first foreign manager in February 2001, he faced a staggering 'welcome' from high-level officials and gutter-level tabloids. Fifteen years on from his arrival, Steve Anglesey explains why – and what happened next
Johan Cruyff Four years on from his passing, we look at the enduring legacy Johan Cruyff left at the Nou Camp – and what it means for football worldwide today
Premier League Football was once as much of a Christmas Day staple as the Queen's Speech and pigs in blankets – but was it all festive fun or just a freezing farce? Paul Brown dons his silly hat...
Action Replay When Jimmy Armfield took over an ailing Leeds side, only one thing could get them back on track: a show for the locals
Action Replay They face Flamengo tonight, as they did in 1981 – but three years later, Joe Fagan’s Reds took on Argentine club Independiente for the honour of becoming world club champions. In order to win it, they would have to overcome one of South America’s finest cup teams and a miserable English record in the competition
England When Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson decided to hold the 1970 general election during the World Cup, he was concerned what effect England's performance could have. Then, four days before the vote, the Three Lions were knocked out...
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