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Scotland Was Gripped By the World's Biggest Ticket Rush Since The Beatles
Scotland was gripped by the world's biggest ticket rush since the Beatles played the Hollywood Bowl.

Scotland was gripped by the world's biggest ticket rush since the Beatles played the Hollywood Bowl.

Whether you were walking the streets or surfing the net the only chat was about getting to the UEFA Cup Final in Seville. The Celtic fans' ever-more elaborate efforts to grab big-match briefs became almost as entertaining as the thrilling final itself.

Now mailsport weekly has discovered one man who got into the Estadio Olimpico WITHOUT a ticket.

All Eric Hughes possessed was a brass neck and, crucially, a hand-held video camera.



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Posted by voc1967 on Monday 12 August 2019 - 19:16:38 | Comments: 0  |  printer friendly
 
 
 
 
 
The Battle Of Montivideo - A Dark Day For The Beautiful Game
For some people, Jock Stein could never do any wrong.

For some people, Jock Stein could never do any wrong. Perhaps this game showed that he was as human as the rest of us and this game is an illustration of an instance where he put pride and ambition above all else. He was correct to believe that we could take on Racing and beat them but didn’t take the environment risk into account. Uruguay may have been more “neutral” territory compared to Argentina, but it wasn’t the solution. The previous two legs hadn’t been football. Bob Kelly was against our playing the game and Jock Stein in retrospect is likely to have regretted going ahead with this game.



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Posted by voc1967 on Sunday 11 August 2019 - 19:01:49 | Comments: 0  |  printer friendly
 
 
 
 
 
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