Alan Hansen doesn’t do live TV anymore. After 22 years, he finished up as BBC’s Match of the Day anchor pundit in 2014. Commanding he was, but not without sin, Manchester United coming back to haunt him following his infamous “kids” remark in 1995.
No matter how successful they might go on to be in management or anything else associated with the game -- I’ve yet to hear a former footballer suggest that his new career ever comes even close to replicating the buzz he experienced as a player.
Goalkeeping legend Packie Bonner recalls Ireland’s victory over Scotland in Glasgow in 1987, with soccer writer,and reveals that although Jack Charlton’s team would kick on to a first ever Euros qualification, the road was by no means smooth on the way to the promised land.
The last time Liverpool won a league title, back in 1990, the internet had not yet been invented; but such is the incredible interest surrounding the current team’s bid to win a first title in 24 years it would be no surprise to see the worldwide web collapse under the pressure of their latest victory.