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Match Of The 70s, 1972-73: Friday Flashback Videos

In this week’s installment of the Friday Flashback Videos, we take the time machine back to the 1972-73 season in the old First Division of England.

If you haven’t seen this before, it’s definitely a must-see series of videos. In them, you’ll see some of the legends of the game including Brian Clough, Don Revie, Bill Shankly, Charlie George, Martin Peters, Gordon Banks, Bob Stokoe, George Best, Tommy Docherty and many others.

Plus you can see some interesting video of The Kop in full voice, St. James’s Park under construction (and how different it looked then to now) and last but not least the recently departed Norman Wisdom, a comedic genius.

Feel free to share any observations or questions in the comments section below.

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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2 Responses to Match Of The 70s, 1972-73: Friday Flashback Videos

  1. The Kop swinging away is one of the great sights of British football, what a shame terracing had to go

  2. john sexton says:

    makes me sad to see what liverpool once were compared to hodgsons side today. im not saying its all his fault, there were plenty of other people managers, owners etc. which has caused this decline but hodgson has damaged liverpools pride in so many ways since he has come.

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