At some point between January and April my Dad would describe a team as ‘playing badly enough to win the cup.’
Crosby expresses regret at time lost to addictions and friendships now in the past, stating: ‘All the main guys I made music with, McGuinn, Nash, Stephen, Neil, dislike me.’
With Celtic and Leeds reaching the 1970 European Cup Final, the UK press dubbed it ‘Shoot Out at the San Siro Chorale.’
TWENTY GREAT ALBUMS of 1971: Blues, boogie, folk and fantasy – all bases covered on ‘LED ZEPPELIN IV’
MUSWELL HILLBILLIES (1971) Amidst the poignancy and humour there is a sense Ray is fed up with the 70s – and they are only 18 months old.
After the semi-final against Italy finishes in an extra-time goalless draw, the outcome is decided by the drawing of lots.
To some ‘PELE’ will provide insight into why he was so revered and remind others their admiration was not misplaced.