1971 wasn’t half bad for football, either

DAVID HEPWORTH is a fine journalist and an excellent chronicler of popular culture. His latest book, 1971: Never a Dull Moment, accurately recalls the year as a pivotal 12 months in the history of rock music. He’s absolutely spot-on, although like almost everyone, Hepworth is playing the “better in my day” card. We all become our grandparents at some point in life. But 1971 was also an engaging year for football. It spanned two seasons – 1970-71 and 1971-72 when England still had claims to being among the best nations in the world. Or so we thought. Both seasons gave … Continue reading 1971 wasn’t half bad for football, either