Everton’s Holy Trinity

Everton’s Holy Trinity

One of the sweetest moments in Everton midfielder Colin Harvey’s long career arrived at precisely 3.41pm on Saturday September 19th 1964. He’d just scored his side’s third goal in the 4-0 demolition of Liverpool at Anfield – and was jumping in the air in sheer...
Denis Law

Denis Law

Most footballers would be jubilant after scoring six goals in a single match. But not Manchester City’s gifted young forward Denis Law. This week in January 1961, his double hat-trick against Luton at Kenilworth Road was wiped from the record books. City were 6-2 up...
United Vs Arsenal

United Vs Arsenal

Manchester United and Arsenal matches have always been feisty affairs – particularly at Old Trafford. But they climbed to new combative heights in the fiery clashes of the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. Who can forget Martin Keown’s manic stare in 2003 as he confronted...
Pat Crerand’s Testimonial

Pat Crerand’s Testimonial

A glittering array of stars took to the pitch at Old Trafford this week in 1975 in a line-up any United manager would envy. The occasion was the testimonial match for tenacious midfielder Pat Crerand, who enjoyed a brilliant career with Celtic and the Red Devils....
Football Pals

Football Pals

It was an unlikely first meeting between lifelong football pals George Best and Mike Summerbee back in 1965. Fed up with staying in his hotel after transferring to Manchester City from Swindon Town, Summerbee decided to go for a walk. He was only 19 at the time and...