Posts Tagged ‘Premier League’


“Forget about the money and everything else. If we go up, we’ll face 10 months of misery”

Steve Coppell, 1997


How did you ring in the Millennium? Did you have a quiet one in with your loved ones, watching the fireworks smug in the knowledge that the end of a century was indeed nothing special? Did you raise a dignified glass to the next 1000 years? Or did you go hell for leather, embarking on a path of debauchery so depraved as to make the video for Smack My Bitch Up look like a Richard Curtis production? (more…)



26th October 1996

Premier League

Southampton 6-3 Manchester Utd

Although Southampton made their grand return in memorable fashion by running the champions so close in a breathless game at Eastlands, nothing hammers home for promoted sides the surreal ‘showbiz’ trappings of the Premier League like the visit of Manchester United, who travel to St. Mary’s on Sunday. (more…)