Sunday, March 20, 2016

I Believe in Miracles - Nottingham Forest and the European Cup 1978-1979

Preliminary Round:

15 August 1978
AS Monaco (Fra) 3-0 Steaua Bucharest (Rum)

30 August 1978
Steaua Bucharest (Rum) 2-0 AS Monaco (Fra) - (2-3 agg)

First Round First Leg:

13 September 1978
AEK Athens (Gre) 6-1 Porto (Por)
Bruges (Bel) 2-1 Wisla Krakow (Pol)
Cologne (WGer) 4-1 IA (Ice)
Fenerbache (Tur) 2-1 PSV Eindhoven (Hol)
Grasshopper (Swi) 8-0 Valetta (Mal)
Haka (Fin) 0-1 Dynamo Kiev (Sov)
Juventus (Ita) 1-0 Rangers (Sco)


Linfield (NIre) 0-0 Lillestrom (Nor)
Malmo (Swe) 0-0 AS Monaco (Fra)
Nottingham Forest (Eng) 2-0 Liverpool (Eng)


Odense (Den) 2-2 Lokomotiv Sofia (Bul)
Omonia (Cyp) 2-1 Bohemians (Ire)
Partizan Belgrade (Yug) 2-0 Dynamo Dresden (EGer)
Real Madrid (Spa) 5-0 Progres Niedercorn (Lux)
Vilaznia (Alb) 2-0 Austria Vienna (Aut)
Zbrojovka Brno (Cze) 2-2 Ujpesti Dozsa (Hun)

First Round Second Leg:
27 September 1978

Austria Vienna (Aut) 4-1 Vilaznia (Alb) (agg: 4-3)
Bohemians (Ire) 1-0 Omonia (Cyp) (agg: 2-2 - Bohemians on away goals)
Dynamo Kiev (Sov) 3-1 Haka (Fin) (agg: 4-1)
Dynamo Dresden (EGer) 2-0 Partizan Belgrade (Yug) (agg: 2-2 - Dynamo Dresden 5-4 on penalties)
IA (Ice) 1-1 Cologne (WGer) (agg: 2-5)
Lillestrom (Nor) 1-0 Linfield (NIre) (agg: 1-0)
Liverpool (Eng) 0-0 Nottingham Forest (Eng) (agg: 0-2)



Lokomotiv Sofia (Bul) 2-1 Odense (Den) (agg: 4-3)
Monaco (Fra) 0-1 Malmo (Swe) (agg: 0-1)
Porto (Por) 4-1 AEK Athens (Gre) (agg: 5-7)
Progres Niedercorn (Lux) 0-7 Real Madrid (Spa) (agg: 0-12)
PSV Eindhoven (Hol) 6-1 Fenerbache (Tur) (agg: 7-3)
Rangers (Sco) 2-0 Juventus (Ita) (agg: 2-1)


Ujpesti Dozsa (Hun) 0-2 Zbrojovka Brno (Cze) (agg: 2-4)
Valetta (Mal) 3-5 Grasshopper (Swi) (agg: 3-13)
Wisla Krakow (Pol) 3-1 Bruges (Bel) (agg: 4-3)

Second Round First Leg
18 October 1978

AEK Athens (Gre) 1-2 Nottingham Forest (Eng)


Austria Vienna (Aut) 4-1 Lillestrom (Nor)
Bohemians (Ire) 0-0 Dynamo Dresden (EGer)
Dynamo Kiev (Sov) 0-0 Malmo (Swe)
Lokomotiv Sofia (Bul) 0-1 Cologne (WGer)
Rangers (Sco) 0-0 PSV Eindhoven (Hol)
Real Madrid (Spa) 3-1 Grasshopper (Swi)
Zbrojovka Brno (Cze) 2-2 Wisla Krakow (Pol)

Second Round Second Leg
1 November 1978

Cologne (WGer) 4-0 Lokomotiv Sofia (Bul) (agg: 5-0)
Dynamo Dresden (EGer) 6-0 Bohemians (Ire) (agg: 6-0)
Grasshopper (Swi) 2-0 Real Madrid (Spa) (agg: 3-3 - Grasshopper on away goals)
Lillestrom (Nor) 0-0 Austria Vienna (Aut) (agg: 1-4)
Malmo (Swe) 2-0 Dynamo Kiev (Sov) (agg: 2-0)
Nottingham Forest (Eng) 5-1 AEK Athens (Gre) (agg: 7-2)

 

PSV Eindhoven (Hol) 2-3 Rangers (Sco) (agg: 2-3)


Wisla Krakow (Pol) 1-1 Zbrojovka Brno (Cze) (agg: 3-3 - Wisla Krakow on away goals)

Quarter Finals First Leg

6 March 1979
Cologne (WGer) 1-0 Rangers (Sco)



7 March 1979
Austria Vienna (Aut) 3-1 Dynamo Dresden (EGer)
Nottingham Forest (Eng) 4-1 Grasshopper (Swi)



Wisla Krakow (Pol) 2-1 Malmo (Swe)

Quarter Finals Second Leg

21 March 1979
Dynamo Dresden (EGer) 1-0 Austria Vienna (Aut) (agg: 2-3)
Grasshopper (Swi) 1-1 Nottingham Forest (Eng) (agg: 2-5)


Malmo (Swe) 4-1 Wisla Krakow (Pol) (agg: 5-3)

22 March 1979
Rangers (Sco) 1-1 Cologne (WGer) (agg: 1-2)



Semi Finals First Leg

11 April 1979
Austria Vienna (Aut) 0-0 Malmo (Swe)
Nottingham Forest (Eng) 3-3 Cologne (WGer)



Semi Finals Second Leg

25 April 1979
Cologne (WGer) 0-1 Nottingham Forest (Eng) (agg: 3-4)



Malmo (Swe) 1-0 Austria Vienna (Aut) (agg: 1-0)

Final

30 May 1979
Nottingham Forest (Eng) 1-0 Malmo (Swe)



Sunday, January 31, 2016

Match of the Day - Game of the Season (1) - The 1960s

The official book 'Match Of The Day - 50 Years' identified the below as games of the season.

1964-65
1 May 1965
FA Cup Final
Liverpool 2 Leeds United 1



1965-66
9 March 1966
European Cup Quarter Final Second Leg
Benfica 1 Manchester United 5


1966-67
4 March 1967
League Cup Final
Queens Park Rangers 3 West Bromwich Albion 2



1967-68
29 May 1968
European Cup Final
Manchester United 4 Benfica 1



1968-69
11 June 1969
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Final Second Leg
Ujpest Doza 2 Newcastle United 3


1969-70
7 February 1970
FA Cup Fifth Round
Northampton Town 2 Manchester United 6

Monday, November 9, 2015

Saint and Greavsie - 1989-1990

A selection of programmes from the great Saint and Greavsie series, which was compulsive Saturday lunchtime viewing for footy fans in the late 80s. These are from the season 1989-1990.

18 August 1989

 
16 September 1989
 
 
  
14 October 1989
21 October 1989

 
16 December 1989
 

14 April 1990

 
9 June 1990
 

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The FA Cup 1982

Third Round
2 January 1982

Birmingham Town 2 Ipswich Town 3 (Star Soccer)
Bolton Wanderers 3 Derby County 1
Bournemouth 0 Oxford United 2
Barnet 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 (Match of the Day)



Doncaster Rovers 2 Cambridge United 1
Coventry City 3 Sheffield Wednesday 1
Enfield 2 Crystal Palace 2
Luton Town 2 Swindon Town 1
Manchester City 3 Cardiff City 1
Nottingham Forest 1 Wrexham 3
Orient 1 Charlton Athletic 0
Queens Park Rangers 1 Middlesbrough 1
Rotherham United 1 Sunderland 1 (The Big Game)
Stoke City 0 Norwich City 1
Watford 1 Manchester United 0 (Match Time)


West Bromwich Albion 3 Blackburn Rovers 2
West Ham United 2 Everton 1
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 Leeds United 3

Leicester City 3 Southampton 1 (Match of the Day) - at 5:17
Swansea City 0 Liverpool 4 (Match of the Day) - at 6:32
Tottenham Hotspur 1 Arsenal 0 (The Big Match) - at 6:38


4 January 1982
Newcastle United 1 Colchester United 1

5 January 1982
Barnsley 0 Blackpool 2
Gillingham 2 Oldham Athletic 1
Millwall 1 Grimsby Town 6
Notts County 0 Aston Villa 6
Shrewsbury Town 1 Port Vale 0

6 January 1982
Peterborough United 0 Bristol City 1
Scunthorpe United 1 Hereford United 1

18 January 1982
Burnley 6 Altrincham 1
Chelsea 0 Hull City 0

23 January 1982
Carlisle United 2 Huddersfield Town 3

Third Round Replay
5 January 1982

Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Barnet 1 (Midweek Sports Special)

 

18 January 1982

Colchester United 3 Newcastle United 4
Middlesbrough 2 Queens Park Rangers 3
Sunderland 1 Rotherham United 0

20 January 1982

Hereford United 4 Scunthorpe United 1

21 January 1982

Hull City 0 Chelsea 2

Fourth Round

23 January 1982

Blackpool 0 Queens Park Rangers 0 (Match Time)
Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Oxford United 3
Bristol City 0 Aston Villa 1
Chelsea 0 Wrexham 0
Crystal Palace 1 Bolton Wanderers 0
Hereford United 0 Leicester City 1
Huddersfield Town 1 Orient 0
Luton Town 0 Ipswich Town 3 (Match of the Week)
Manchester City 1 Coventry City 3 (Match of the Day)


Newcastle United 1 Grimsby Town 2
Norwich City 2 Doncaster Rovers 1
Shrewsbury Town 1 Burnley 0
Tottenham Hotspur 1 Leeds United 0 (Match of the Day)
Watford 2 West Ham United 0 (Match of the Day)


Sunderland 0 Liverpool 3 (Shoot) - at 6:40
Gillingham 0 West Bromwich Albion 1 (Sunday Sportshow) - 6:52



Fourth Round Replay
26 January 1982

Orient 2 Huddersfield Town 0
Queens Park Rangers 5 Blackpool 1
Wrexham 1 Chelsea 1

Fourth Round Second Replay
1 February 1982

Wrexham 1 Chelsea 2

Fifth Round
13 February 1982

Chelsea 2 Liverpool 0 (The Big Match)

 
Coventry City 4 Oxford United 0 (Star Soccer)
Crystal Palace 0 Orient 0
Leicester City 2 Watford 0 (Match of the Day)
Queens Park Rangers 3 Grimsby Town 1
Shrewsbury Town 2 Ipswich Town 1
Tottenham Hotspur 1 Aston Villa 0 (Match of the Day)


West Bromwich Albion 1 Norwich City 0 (Match of the Day)



Fifth Round Replay
16 February 1982

Orient 0 Crystal Palace 1 (Midweek Sports Special)

 

Sixth Round
6 March 1982

Chelsea 2 Tottenham Hotspur 3 (Match of the Day)

 
Leicester City 5 Shrewsbury Town 2 (Match of the Day)



Queens Park Rangers 1 Crystal Palace 0 (The Big Match)


West Bromwich Albion 2 Coventry City 0 (Star Soccer)



Semi Final
3 April 1982

Queens Park Rangers 1 West Bromwich Albion 0 (Highbury) (Match of the Day)



 

Tottenham Hotspur 2 Leicester City 0 (Villa Park) (The Big Match)

Final
22 May 1982

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Queens Park Rangers 1

 





Final Replay
27 May 1982

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Queens Park Rangers 0

 

Thursday, May 21, 2015

FA Cup Final 1977

Congratulations to Manchester United on winning the FA Cup defeating the League Champions, Liverpool.

Manchester United 2 Liverpool 1

Monday, April 27, 2015

FA Cup - Semi Finals 1977 (Part 3)

Back to Maine Road for the semi final reply and Liverpool keep their treble hopes alive as they defeat Everton to join Manchester United at Wembley.

Liverpool 3 Everton 0

Friday, April 24, 2015

FA Cup - Semi Finals 1977 (Part 2)

ITV had highlights of the other semi final where Manchester United beat Leeds at Hillsborough.