Monday, September 18, 2017

MOTD (Retro) Week 5

After Saturday's 2-2 draw between the clubs, this week's Match of the Day (retro) looks back at previous Hibs v Motherwell draws and the history of goal nets at Easter Road.

In 1983, the sides played out a 1-1 between Easter Road's old black hardware and green and white software.

Eleven years later - at another 2-2 - Hibs had canned the black hardware for new Continental D's - but for some reason thought they needed to hang them as box nets?

What were they thinking?

Monday, September 11, 2017

MOTD (Retro) Week 4

This week's Match of the Day (Retro) features the heavyweight clash between Manchester City v Liverpool.

City may have beaten Liverpool 5-0 on Saturday but past results between the sides at the old Maine Road were more even.

In 1973, on a typical early-70's quagmire and between Maine Road's superb A-frames and loose-hanging nets, the sides played out an ill-tempered 1-1 draw.

And in 1978, an inspired Liverpool ran out 1-4 winners between City's stylish Continental D's.