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Premier League origins, 1980s fan footage and the great Gail Devers | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Andy Murray being a mensch and more

1) The Premier League season begins this weekend, so here’s Sky’s Premier League launch from 1992, here’s Norwich beating Arsenal on the opening day, in front of the Highbury mural, and here are the best goals of that first season.

2) Though Premier League grounds will be empty of fans to begin with, plans are afoot at Spurs to allow in some of the richest. One can only wonder what the supporters featured in Awaydays, a glorious BBC documentary made in 1984, would think of that.

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