Bizarre ‘Match Of The Day’ Opening From 1990-91 That Was Only Used Once [VIDEO]

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BBC’s Match of The Day is one of the most famous soccer TV shows on the globe. The weekly highlights show on British television is renowned for its iconic opening with a familiar opening tune. But bizarrely, during the height of the acid-house craze in England in the early 90s, BBC premiered a new version of the opening to Match Of The Day that was completely remixed and different.

No wonder it wasn’t used again after this one appearance:

H/T Who Ate All The Pies.

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3 Responses to Bizarre ‘Match Of The Day’ Opening From 1990-91 That Was Only Used Once [VIDEO]

  1. Mufc77 says:

    I had to go listen to the original MOTD opening music and it sure does bring back some memories having not heard it in 17+ years.

  2. Joseph says:

    “No wonder it was used again…”

    Do you mean WASN’T??? Christ. It’s called proof reading/editing.

  3. brn442 says:

    Looks like a Stone Roses video.

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