Great Football League Teams 45: Hull City 1982-3

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in Great Teams | No Comments
Great Football League Teams 45: Hull City 1982-3

We are delighted to welcome back Matthew Rudd for the latest post in our Great Football League Teams series; Matthew having previously penned a popular post on Hull City’s 1965-6 side. Now, he casts his mind back to the early eighties.

It’s amazing what being skint can do for a football club. In 1982, Hull City were certain to go out of business, probably before the season …

Great Football League Teams 44: Gillingham 1999-2000

Posted by on Aug 21, 2013 in Great Teams | No Comments
Great Football League Teams 44: Gillingham 1999-2000

Number 44 of our Great Teams sees us return to the turn of the Millennium, a year which has not yet featured among our selections although David Moyes’ Preston North End dynasty were Champions of Division Two that year and you can read more about the lilywhites’ subsequent fate in our last installment penned by Jo Breen. One of the most impressive teams of that era, however, were …

Great Football League Teams 43: Preston North End 2000-1

Posted by on May 16, 2013 in Great Teams | 6 Comments
Great Football League Teams 43: Preston North End 2000-1

Last week, it was announced that a certain Scotsman would take the reins at England’s biggest club come August. David Moyes’ record at Everton has been called into question by the more arrogant among Red Devils’ fans but his supposed unfamiliarity with real achievement can be further rebuffed with recourse to his astonishing six year sojourn at Preston – taking a club that had been recently in danger of …

Great Football League Teams 42: Hull City 1965-6

Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Great Teams | 3 Comments
Great Football League Teams 42: Hull City 1965-6

These are heady days indeed for Hull City, back in the Premier league after a short absence, even their capture of the wiles of Steve Bruce saw few tip the Tigers last August. But this current purple period for the East Riding is by no means the only high point in the club’s history. Here’s Matthew Rudd of Amber Nectar with a look back to a famous World Cup …

Great Football League Teams 41: Lincoln City 2002-3

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Great Teams | 4 Comments
Great Football League Teams 41: Lincoln City 2002-3

Our first Great Teams post of 2013 features Lincoln City, one of several clubs we have featured in the series who now find themselves outside the Football League – see also our look back to famous Cambridge United and Stockport County sides of the past. Tom Clarke is a sports journalist with The Daily Mail and can be found on Twitter here, while some of his previous grumblings …

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