Video of the Week: Only a Game, the Story of Scottish Football, Part 4: The Game

December 17, 2010

“We’re up to the fourth of our five episodes of the 1985 BBC Scotland documentary series, “Only a Game? The Story of Scottish Football”, this evening, and tonight’s episode is on the subject of “The Game” itself. This episode shines, possibly more than any other in the series on the strength of its archive footage. It shows brief highlights of the tense, last day of the season title win for Kilmarnock in 1965, when they needed to beat Hearts by two goals in order to become the Scottish champions, Hibernian beating Celtic to win the Scottish League Cup and even some of the goals from Stirling Albion’s remarkable 20-0 against the amateurs of Selkirk in the 1984/85 Scottish Cup. As ever, our eternal thanks go to the original uploader.” twohundredpercent

2010 Nominee Interviews

December 17, 2010

“Soccerlens interviewed the nominees for the 2010 Soccerlens Awards – you can read all the interviews (and vote for your favourite sites and writers) by following the links below…” Soccer Lens Awards

La semaine en France: Week 17

December 17, 2010

“Lyon’s trip to Marseille this Sunday has the potential to be the defining game of the season’s first half, and although both sides have been undermined by injuries and suspensions, their recent form contrasts starkly.” Football Further

Heerenveen 6 – 2 Twente: The champions provided the stage for the Oussama Assaidi show

December 17, 2010

“Eredivisie champions Twente succumbed to a painful defeat at the hands of Heerenveen, where Oussama Assaidi ran the show, scoring three and assisting the other three goals. A four goal loss for the reigning champions is not unique in Eredivisie history – it has happened two times before – but it illustrates the cropping together of the Eredivisie teams, where, as it seems, any team can beat anyone at present…” 11 tegen 11


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