Classic Tales

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    Au Revoir,Paris: Leeds Utd and the 1975 European Cup Final.

    Following in the footsteps of the George Best-inspired Manchester United side of 1968 and claiming a European Cup for England was always going to prove a difficult task for the Old...

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    When Nottingham Forest ruled Europe: 3/3

    Moving forward into the 1979/80 season, Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest stood atop the footballing world. The defending Champions of Europe, firmly established alongside Liverpool as the top club in England, their...

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    When Nottingham Forest ruled Europe: 2/3

    1978/79 brought new frontiers for Nottingham Forest to conquer. The European Cup beckoned, with names like Real Madrid, Juventus, and Porto as possible dream opponents to come to the City Ground....

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    When Nottingham Forest ruled Europe: 1/3

    When Aston Villa met Nottingham Forest in the Championship last Sunday, it was the first meeting between two former European Cup champions outside of a top division in any country. The...