Thursday, September 30, 2021
Two games in one day
On November 11, 1987 Mark Hughes played two competitive matches in one day, first for Wales against Czechoslovakia in Prague in a Euro 1988 qualifier, and second, after being flown across the border into Germany, appearing as a substitute for Bayern in their second round cup replay over Borussia Mönchengladbach.
The first Englishman to manage at a World Cup final was not Alf Ramsey, but George Raynor, eight years earlier with Sweden.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Tottenham Hotspur have become the first team in world football to be top of the league and then be overtaken by the team at the bottom of the league within three games.