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A look back in time: Liverpool 3-1 Everton, FA Cup final, 10 May 1986

Liverpool 3-1 EvertonFA Cup Final10 May 1986Ian Rush: This was extra special, because the FA Cup was the one trophy that had eluded Liverpool for the past dozen years. The fact that we were facing our Mersey neighbours Everton in the final added extra spice. Ever since we'd both won our semi-finals Merseyside had been in a [...]

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A look back in time: Everton 4-4 Liverpool, FA Cup fifth round replay, 20 February 1991

Everton 4- 4 Liverpool FA Cup fifth round replay20 February 1991Howard Kendall: For 120 minutes the momentum ebbed and flowed between the two teams in a night of high drama.Ray Atteveld: It was a quite amazing game to be playing in, because I think in all four situations we were one goal down and got back up every [...]

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The Headlines

From Delhi to the DenForbes delved into the murky world of North Korea and how their football team was allowed to travel to Japan, despite sanctions, with Stephen Constantine’s account of the atmosphere in North Korea showing the contrast with the one in Japan. A short video on the life and times of Stephen, football's most travelled manager: http://www.decoubertin.co.uk/blog/the-life-and-ti... On the [...]

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The life and times of Stephen Constantine

'Nomadic. That's what people call me.' In 1978, aged just 16, Stephen Constantine left his family home in Cyprus. He didn't know it then, but it was a start of a journey that would take him around the world, in pursuit of the global game. Nearly 40 years on and Stephen is still on that [...]

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Green Shoots'Walker does a superb job of explaining it all in what must be the most significant examination of football there since Malcolm Brodie’s History of Irish Soccer in 1963.' Eric Brown from the Sports Journalists’ Association on Green Shoots by Michael Walker. 'An even-handed, affectionately perceptive view of Irish football on both sides of the border, its emotional [...]

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Arsenal Invincible Memoir Special Intro Offer

deCoubertin Publish The Madness is on the Pitch: Jens Lehmann’s autobiographyHalf Price Introductory Offer for deCoubertin Customers‘A work like his career; entertaining and a bit crazy’ – Der Spiegel. deCoubertin Books are delighted to announce the publication of Jens Lehmann’s autobiography, The Madness is on the Pitch. Jens Lehmann is one of football’s most recognisable [...]

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It is approaching that time of year where all you can think about is what you buy your nearest and dearest, and that Christmas shopping panic sets in once more. However, here at deCoubertin we believe that there is still room to treat yourself during this period, and that's why we've decided to lend a [...]

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The DuellistsDaniel Taylor of The Guardian writes on the current rivalry between Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola in Manchester, and references a tale from The Duellists to illustrate how once upon a time they were allies. Green ShootsMichael Walker on Martin and Michael O'Neill ahead of the World Cup play-offs this week in The Guardian, and how their thoughtful approaches [...]

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Green ShootsThe Newsletter (Ireland) talked to Michael Walker about Northern Ireland’s football fortunes. http://www.newsletter.co.uk/sport/football/how-michael-o-neill-transformed-northern-ireland-s-football-fortunes-1-8212577The I paper also spoke to Michael, focusing again on the rise of Northern Ireland ahead of the play-offs next week.Michael Walker, or @mwalker2771, is a formidable reporter. Looking forward to reading this... pic.twitter.com/URrLYqB1Fk— Paul Hayward (@_PaulHayward) October 23, 2017 Faith of our FamiliesFaith of our Families author [...]

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On the BrinkSimon Hughes was on with Team 33 from Newstalk talking about his latest book, On the Brink.Simon spoke to Gavin Cooney at Balls.ie about the links between football and politics in today's society. The FA Sunday Cup chatted to Simon Hughes about non-league football.We speak @Simon_Hughes__ author of 'On the Brink' who followed & featured 2016 FA Sunday CupBUY On [...]

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