Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 36-The Shame of Gijon’ (1982)

Dennis Gedling tells how the “Gijon Non-Aggression Pact” between West Germany and Austria conspired to prevent Algeria progressing to the second round of Spain ’82.

Crio’s Racing: 1982 and finding a winner in the now

30 years. It is a fair slab of a lifetime. It can offer perspective. It can also lead to romanticizing. 1982 seems long ago. The champs of that time seem somehow more imposing. Etched in my (more impressionable) memory. Look at the Grand Final – Helen D’Amico and Bruce Doull! On the racecourse the mighty [Read more]