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My World Cup: Graeme Souness (1978, 1982, 1986)

Mon, 21 Jun 2010 15:10:00 +0100

IN an exclusive interview, we speak to former Blackburn Rovers manager Graeme Souness about the time he was infamously dropped for the first time in his career by Scotland.

My World Cup: Tommy Hutchison (Scotland, 1974)

Thu, 10 Jun 2010 11:13:12 +0100

BURNLEY’S 1980s midfielder Tommy Hutchison recalls his role in Scotland’s 1974 World Cup, when the minnows of Zaire caused a real stir, not only with their poor results but also their bizarre approach to defending free-kicks.

My World Cup: Osvaldo Ardiles (Argentina, 1978, 1982)

Mon, 07 Jun 2010 17:30:00 +0100

OSSIE Ardiles had a brief spell with Blackburn Rovers towards the end of his career, having previously been in the Argentina team that won the 1978 World Cup. He tells us what it was like.

My World Cup: Martin Dahlin (Sweden, 1994)

Wed, 02 Jun 2010 19:26:04 +0100

IN THE latest of our series, we talks to former Blackburn Rovers striker Martin Dahlin about his memorable World Cup in 1994 for Sweden.

My World Cup: Frank Sinclair (Jamaica, 1998)

Thu, 27 May 2010 16:30:00 +0100

THE nickname marked them out from the start. The Reggae Boyz were never going to go unnoticed at France ‘98, and former Burnley defender Frank Sinclair is proud to say he was part of it.

My World Cup: John Connelly (England, 1962 and 1966)

Mon, 24 May 2010 16:40:00 +0100

John Connelly was in the England squad for the 1966 World Cup but was dropped after only one match, missing the final. The former Burnley and Blackburn Rovers winger tells what it was like...

My World Cup: Tommy Cassidy (Northern Ireland, 1982)

Thu, 20 May 2010 16:00:00 +0100

FORMER Burnley midfielder Tommy Cassidy played his part in one of the World Cup’s biggest shocks. In 1982, Northern Ireland beat Spain in their own backyard. Here, he talks about that great night in Valencia.

My World Cup: Asa Hartford (Scotland,1978 and 1982)

Mon, 17 May 2010 15:50:00 +0100

In the second part of the ‘My World Cup’ series, former Blackburn Rovers reserve team manager, Asa Hartford, talks about the highs and lows of playing for Scotland in two finals.

My World Cup: Bryan Douglas (England, 1958 and 1962)

Thu, 13 May 2010 15:10:00 +0100

Today we launch the ‘My World Cup’ series, running every Thursday and Monday in the build-up to this year’s tournament in South Africa. First up, Blackburn Rovers legend Bryan Douglas on playing for England in 1958 and 1962.