Match: England 2–0 France, 7 November 1974, Plough Lane

Plough Lane – England 2–0 France   England beat France to secure eighth straight win   Classic match report: Southampton duo Davies and Lopez score to down Les Bleues at Wimbledon   In 1974 the British economy was in the toilet due to crackpot ‘austerity’ measures. Terrorism lurked on the nation’s streets due to disastrousContinue reading “Match: England 2–0 France, 7 November 1974, Plough Lane”

Match: England 8–0 Scotland, 23 June 1973, Manor Park

Manor Park 23 June 1973 – England 8–0 Scotland   England thrash Scotland in first ever home match   Classic match report: Lionesses rattle in EIGHT as roof falls in on sweltered Scots     England’s first official home match took place in the rarefied environs of Manor Park, Nuneaton on 23 June 1973. WithContinue reading “Match: England 8–0 Scotland, 23 June 1973, Manor Park”

Calling all Stattos

Football history buffs of the world, unite!     AUTHORITATIVE football stats site RSSSF.com has published a list of the oldest and youngest players to play and score for their countries.   Now the number crunchers behind the prestigious list, stattos of international repute, need your help to properly credit the women who should beContinue reading “Calling all Stattos”

Players: Janet Bagguley

Janet Bagguley     Born: c.1955, Buxton Position: Defensive midfield Debut: Scotland (A) 18 November 1972 Occupation: TBC   Midfield enforcer Bagguley, 17, made it through the trials into Eric Worthington’s original England squad in 1972. She also played netball to a high standard.