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SERIES 1: 1982/83
Relive some of the greatest games from Football’s greatest stage, where cups are won and lost, reputations are made and history is created.

 

Episode Featured Games Date Duration Reference
         
1 Presenters Elton Welsby and Denis Law

FL Manchester City 2 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur
(the day after John Bond resigned)

FL Barnsley 2 - 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
(a young Mick McCarthy playing for Barnsley)

FL Ipswich Town 1 - 1 Manchester United
 
05/02/83
60 mins 1/6464/0001#001

2

Presenters Brian Moore and Jim Rosenthal

FL Liverpool 1 - 0 Ipswich Town
SFL Celtic 1 - 3 Aberdeen
(Requires clearance of third party Scottish Football League footage)

FL Coventry 4 - 0 Manchester City

UEFA Championships Qualifier: Cyprus 1 - 1 Italy
(Requires clearance of third party Cyprus FA Footage)

12/02/83 60 mins 1/6464/0002#001

3 FA Cup Aston Villa 4 - 1 Watford
FA Cup Everton 2 - 0 Tottenham Hotspur
FA Cup Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Arsenal
19/02/83 60 mins 1/6464/0003#001

4 FL Manchester United 1 - 1 Liverpool
FL Watford 2 - 1 Aston Villa
FL Leicester 5 - 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
 26/02/83 60 mins 1/6464/0004#001

5 FL Liverpool 5 - 1 Stoke City
FL Sunderland 2 - 1 Everton
FL Northampton County 3 - 0 Tottenham Hotspur
 05/03/83 45 mins 1/6464/0005#001

6 FA Cup Manchester United 1 - 0 Everton
FA Cup Brighton & Hove Albion 1 - 0 Norwich City
12/03/83 60 mins 1/6464/0006#001

7 FL West Ham United 1 - 1 Stoke City
FL Oldham 1 - 0 Fulham
FL Southampton 4 - 1 Manchester City
(Steve Moran scores a first half hat-trick)
19/03/83 60 mins 1/6464/0007#001

8 FL Fulham 4 - 0 Grimsby Town
FL George Best’s debut for Bournemouth
(doubled their gate to more than 9,000)

FL Norwich City 1 - 1 West Ham United
FL Nottingham Forest 1 - 2 Southampton
26/03/83 60 mins 1/6464/0008#001

9 Presenter Fred Dineage

FL Brighton & Hove Albion 2 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur
(includes double sending-off)

FL George Best has gone missing from his ‘new’ club AFC Bournemouth
FL Ipswich Town 1 - 2 Aston Villa
FL West Ham United 2 - 1 Watford
02/04/83 60 mins 1/6464/0009#001

10 FL Luton Town 2 - 1 Aston Villa
(includes David Pleat celebrations at the end)

FL Newcastle United 3 - 2 Blackburn Rovers
(includes goal from a young Chris Waddle)

FL West Bromwich Albion 1 - 3 Watford
09/04/83 60 mins 1/6464/0010#001

11 Includes Ron Atkinson as studio guest

FA Cup Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 1 Brighton & Hove Albion
FL Norwich City 2 - 0 Sunderland
(defender has to go in goal for Sunderland)

ITV Studio:
Ron Atkinson pours champagne for Elton Welsby and Dennis Law
16/04/83 60 mins 1/6464/0011#001

12 FL Fulham 0 - 1 Leicester City

ITV Eng Camera in Queens Park Rangers dressing room as they celebrate promotion

SFL Aberdeen 1 - 0 Celtic
(Requires clearance of third party Scottish Football League)

FL Liverpool 0 – 2 Norwich
(includes magnificent strike by Martin O’Neill)

FL Luton Town 3 - 1 Swansea
(Paul Walsh scores a well-taken hat trick)
24/04/83 60 mins 1/6464/0012#001

13 FL Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 0 Liverpool
FL Sunderland 1 - 2 Birmingham
FL Southampton 2 - 2 Luton Town
FL Season’s Golden Goals Nominations
30/04/83 60 mins 1/6464/0013#001

14 FL Fulham 2 - 0 Carlisle
FL Oldham Athletic 1 - 2 Leicester City
FL Birmingham 2 - 0 Tottenham Hotspur
SFL Celtic 2 – 0 Morton
(Requires clearance of third party Scottish Football League Footage)
07/05/83 60 mins 1/6464/0014#001

15 FL Derby County 1 - 0 Fulham
(controversial match on the last day of the season)

FL Leicester City 0 - 0 Burnley
(Leicester promoted to Div.1 and Burnley relegated)

FL Bury 1 - 3 Wimbledon
(Bury miss out on promotion to 3rd Division)

SFL Dundee United 2 - 1 Dundee United
(Dundee are Scottish champions for first time)
(Requires clearance of third party Scottish Football League Footage)
15/05/83 60 mins 1/6464/0015#001