Saturday, 14 September 2013

World Cup Argentina 1978 - The Final

Johan Seegrun had led his Dutch side to the World Cup Final against the hosts Argentina. It was sure to be a difficult match, but could Johan prove to the world that he is as good as the great Roy Race and lift the famous trophy?

1978 World Cup Final - Argentina vs Holland


4 comments:

  1. WC 1978 was a top-class! cant wait to see what's next... European Championships Final,intercontinental Cup 1973, another World Cup?
    keep them coming storky!

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    1. I've nearly finished the next three weeks: it's another derby. Melboro' vs Rovers in the FA Cup 3rd Round in 1982/83.

      Another World Cup would be really hard. The 1985/86 art work is really difficult to work with. Italia '90 would be the best bet. That England squad requires research, any ideas?

      Styles and Wootten were the only Rovers players I think. These lot played against Turkey in 87: Ryan Cook(Portdean), Trevor Stewart (was captain, no club?), Ray Williams (Goalie, no club?). Dunno if these were from other stories or just made up.

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  2. All the DIV1 ENG players from my database from 88-91:
    G - Foster (Weston Villa), Bennet (Walford), Ambrose (Kelburn), Jones (Blackport)
    D - Palmer (Burndean), Hargreaves (Tynecaster), Powell (Blackport)
    M - Rapson (Weston Villa/Walford), Dawson (Burndean), Roper (Tynecaster), Archer (Walford), Norris (Deans Park), Hamilton (Melboro), Bellamy (Portdean)
    F - Lacey (Walford), Oates (Burndean)

    Plus 9 more Blackport players.

    So far -
    G - Andy Styles
    RB - Steve Wootten
    CB - Dave Powell
    CB -
    LB -
    CM - Tony Rapson
    CM - Trevor Stewart (c)
    CM - Gordon Archer
    RF - Titch Norris
    CF - Newton Oates
    LF - Ryan Cook

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  3. i think the bunch of England player u first mentioned is enough. they were mentioned as internationals anyway. dont forget Zardelli was the top scorer, Malandro (maybe Mario and Bambito) played for Brazil (there s a new style pic in Rotrs of 1994) and probably some Germans like Karl Bruckner. There USA and Sweden players in WC 94 (but Rotr monthlies) plus im sure u can find other opponets from MR s european games
    ps: Mezino ''magic man'' in Hotshot 1987 & Agostina da Silva ''the Legend'' ROTR 1985 (both Brazil superstars)

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