Author Archive for Albert Barham


Gordon Banks: England 0–1 Brazil , World Cup match report, 1970 – archive

7 June 1970 No one could fault Gordon Banks. He pushed away the swerving shots at which the Brazilians are so adept as England lose group matchGuadalajara, June 7Brazil, the masters of football technique, triumphed over England in the Jalisco Stadium h…


Jimmy Greaves takes a curtain call – archive, 18 October 1972

18 October 1972 At the end of his last match the crowd sang for Greaves and chanted “Jimmy for England”Tottenham Hotspur 2, Feyenoord 1The crowd was only slightly smaller than for the visit of West Ham United, the mood was nostalgic, the entertainment …