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    Streetboy replied to the thread Poland v England.
    Love Sir Bobby and the whole story of his deserved redemption at Italia 90, but weren't the changes forced on him by Bryan Robson's injury? Not sure how much of it was tactical boldness, will have to revisit the excellent One Night in Turin book.
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    You're right, having googled it a bit. I did read that book many years ago, it must have slipped my mind.
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    Indeed, English football was barely out of the clutches of Charles Reep and Charles Hughes by then, and still had one of their keenest students in charge of the national side. Incidentally, I had no idea until doing a quick google just now that...
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    I think it affected teams more than we'd think (I was only 12 at the time so didn't appreciate it as a big cultural shift in football). Listened to a podcast with Tony Dorigo the other day in which he attributed Leeds' poor title defence in...
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    Streetboy replied to the thread Jake Reeves (Stevenage B).
    I read that tweet earlier. If you read Leon's next one it looks like it was Luke Norris who injured him, although Jake Reeves was also playing.
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    Norwich away 1995. Having been too young for the 1989 cup run, that was my first experience of an FA Cup upset. Southampton away 2005 was a legendary day, as was the win at Luton in an earlier round. At home, Sunderland the following year and...
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