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TheFootballExpress.co.uk, as part of the Hakuna Matata series
“In the summer of 1990, our old brown, battered TV shone a beam of light into my world. Italia ’90. With it came my first taste of dashed hopes, but also the birth of my understanding as to why indeed this game was so ‘beautiful’.
As the tournament and England progressed, I had become obsessed with the team of David Platt, Gary Lineker and of course, Paul Gascoigne. Wanting to be just like them I’d be in the street with my partners in crime Gav and Graham, desperately trying to replicate Platt’s hooking volley, or Lineker’s ducking runs to near and far posts, attempting to latch onto the crosses of Waddle and Barnes. In reality, the only move I was able to repeat turned out to be Gazza’s semi-final tears.”
TheDubiousGoalsCommittee.co.uk, as part of the Butterfly Effect series
“On April 3 1996, Liverpool and Newcastle engaged in what is widely agreed as being one of the single most exciting games in the history of the Premier League. Newcastle had been coming under increasing pressure as League front-runners following losses to West Ham, Arsenal and Manchester United in recent games. Another defeat could have proved disastrous for Kevin Keegan’s Entertainers against Roy Evans’ Spice Boys, who were also pushing both United and Newcastle to the wire.”