Monday, 15 October 2012

The Day When Leeds United Triggered England World Cup Exit


October 17, 1973. Brian Clough told Brian Moore that Tomaszewski  was a clown and Ramsey stupidly selected Hunter ahead of the great Bobby Moore for the must win World Cup Wembley qualifier against Poland - and the rest is history.

Clarke, despite scoring from the spot, missed a hatful of chances and Hunter stood on the ball on the touchline, enabling Lato to break free, pass to Domarski and...

It was a horror night for England but if you want a trip down memory lane...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi9vZCo215w&feature=related

Very spooky how close the dates of the two games are. Being superstitious, I would never have agreed to a fixture against Poland that has such an obvious echo back to one of the most famous nights in Polish football history. I bet the Poles are exploiting it to the full!

28 comments:

Anonymous said...

bit harsh hf? whats up are you bored?

Anonymous said...

Knew it wouldn't be long !!! Before you started talking shit again what's up fed up of dreaming about running your fingers through Andy carrols hair and rubbing baby oil on fat Sam

Gimp

Anonymous said...

Aha now you've let the cat out of the bag, you're miffed cos bobby Moore didn't get to play, and a Leeds player did, now i understand why all the aggro, you certainly hold a grudge for a long time. HF it's that long ago no one cares anymore, and i bet Bobby Moore certainly doesn't, also i never heard him complain. This is not news by the way.

Anonymous said...

WHAT ABOUT THE DAY WEST WON THE WORLD CUP?? SHILTON AND OLD CRAZY HORSE HAD A BAD DAY AS-WELL! BOBBY M MUST HAVE BEEN ABOUT 60 BY THEN???

Anonymous said...

yeah you may be correct,but even back in 73 we did not shit our pants when we played millwall.

Anonymous said...

U forget shilton should av thrown his cap on shot for poles goal

Anonymous said...

Can't find any fresh negative Leeds Utd stories to obsess about from your spanish hideout under your cloak of anonymity!?

This post has about as much intellectual class and bravery as West Ham descending the depths of football thuggery aka John Hartson / Eyal Berkovic.

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Get a ferkin life.

Anonymous said...

So England were knocked out by the team that eventually finished 3rd, only losing the semi to the eventual winners West Germany on a pitch that was a boating lake. Paul Breitner reckoned that Poland were the best team at the tournament, even better than the Dutch team of Cruyff, Neeskens,et al.

Ramsey was a terrible manager wasn't he? What did he ever win?

Anonymous said...

What a boring negative despicable person you really are see where your team is end of the season and all that money you havnt got drops you right in it I cannot wait what a loser you are like your team your team don't deserve the Olympic stadium I would give it to spurs a lot bigger better side with better fans see you at the end of the season on your way down as we pass you on the way up

Rod Belfitt said...

After the rational and balanced Savile post at the weekend I I really thought that I had it all wrong and you weren't just a bitter, sad, grudge bearing wind up merchant. Ho hum, revert to type !

Anonymous said...

in the season 73/74 norman was voted pfa players player of the year i believe. bobby moore wasn't. twat!

Anonymous said...

Shut up trophy dodger! So we would have won if Bobby Moore would have played! This is classless drivel Norman Hunter played because at the time he was better than Moore!

Anonymous said...

Quite disappointed. Two really good thought provoking pieces of journalism then this crap. It's either good or boring. Come on hf not another month of tosh when you know you can do better. MOT

Anonymous said...

Hf football is a team game, you win and lose as a team! Hunter was a legend for the migty leeds united. He was also was a top player as was Giles, Bremner, Grey, Lorrimer etc etc. they also were hard men of their time lol, and took no prisoners ha ha. It was a mans game back then as you know. it is indeniable they were all top players first and foremost though, and were very successfull at a top/massive club. as hard as that maybe for you to accept. WE ARE LEEDS WE ARE LEEDS

Hammersfan said...

Spooky how close the dates of the two games are guys. Mind you, there's not a hope in hell of a Leeds player making the England squad is there, even though Woy is scwapping the bottom of the bawwel with evewy squad he names. You have all missed the obvious come back. The great Bobby Moore was guilty of a howler in the first game in Poland which we lost 2-0. One of the worst days of my, up to then, young life.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gyicd3JsQOw

Anonymous said...

Far more leeds players have played for england than your wet shite ...nobhead .

Anonymous said...

What utter dross is this baboon writing now?????

Anonymous said...

what a prick

Anonymous said...

Worst day of your young life? who gives a shit about international football, club before country all day long!!! i would rather leeds under 18s win the youth cup than england win a world cup!

Anonymous said...

i dont care about england hf. this article has no impact on.me whatsoever. its shite!

Anonymous said...

As neither a West Ham fan or Leeds fan, I must say you seem to have a very big problem with Leeds. I think you may need counselling to help you over it. I mean no one but the Leeds fans like Leeds, its a given in football. But your obsession gives the impression you hate dirty Leeds more than you love Wet Spam but surely that can't be true.

Anonymous said...

Like the day west ham win the world cup or rather the Russian linesman U print such utter bollocks

Anonymous said...

Hammersfan, I thought Jimmy Savile played right back that day?

Anonymous said...

are you bitter cos if you talk about west ham you get no comments. its like a leeds fan talking about a league 1 team all day every day! if i supported west ham i wud be embaressed to follow the same team as you. UR ONLY HERE TO TALK TO LEEDS!!!

Anton #LUFC said...

Plenty of Leeds players have played for Engand over the years and most recently Tom Lees has featured in qualifiers at U21 level and in time, he could well progress to the senior squad.

By the way, your story definitely smacks of boredom. Sounds like you're the one scwaping the bottom of the bawel.

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Anonymous said...

you utter tw@t! what is your real name? are you bitter cos jimmy's influence spread inside you at an early age?

Anonymous said...

hf,all i wanna know is,when is your boyfriend the world class mark noble gettin a call up?pahaha