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15 Goals For 15 Days: Day 6

Posted: August 9, 2010 by thepremierleagueowl in Classic Games
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Jamie Redknapp, Liverpool vs Blackburn, May 1995. For a brief moment, this surpassed Michael Thomas’ last-gasp winner for Arsenal in 1989 for dramatic impact. Before news came in that Manchester United had been held at Upton Park, Redknapp’s late curling free-kick looked to have wrestled the title away from Blackburn, and left his own fans […]

If ever a goal heralded the end of one era and the beginning of a new, it was this. In May 1998, having reeled-in Manchester United from a seemingly insurmountable advantage, Arsenal needed just a win over Everton at Highbury to secure their first Premier League title. Old, ugly Arsenal had hacked, drunk and bunged […]

8th December 1996, The Boleyn Ground. The winter of 1996 saw Champions Manchester United arrive at a wet Upton Park chasing their second title in as many years.  This was not the West Ham of today, but an awkward perennial underdog petulantly refusing to submit to relegation year upon year.  Galvanised by Harry Redknapp, and […]