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Steven Gerrard - My Story

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One of football's most coveted players, Steven Gerrard at the top of his game is a true superstar. Steven Gerrard: My Story provides fans with a rare and unique insight into the world of a footballing legend.

This is the story of Steven Gerrard: an inspirational midfielder for Liverpool and England, who, as captain of his team, led the Reds to UEFA Champions League glory in 2005

Released in 2005 - 65 Minutes

Football Far East - Beyond Nakamura

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Football Far East: Beyond Nakamura

A short Documentary about the lives of Alex Miller, a Scottish football manager in Japan, and Shunsuke Nakamura, a Japanese Footballer in Scotland.

In Tokyo the local Celtic fans gather for another match that is being beamed across the globe. A few miles down the road, the JEF United players struggle to understand their manager's thick Glaswegian accent. Scottish football is going global.

Match of The 70s - 1979/80

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BBC Match of The Seventies 1979-80 Season

Series showing classic footballing action from the 1970's intercut with music from the time. The 1979-80 season. Bob Paisley's Liverpool retained their league championship trophy after fighting off a determined challenge by Dave Sexton's Manchester United. Nottingham Forest failed to make a serious title challenge but compensated for this by retaining the European Cup.

Bristol City and Bolton Wanderers were relegated after brief and uneventful spells in the First Division, but Derby County's relegation came just five years after they had been league champions.

Kevin Keegan ended his three-year spell with Hamburger SV in Germany and returned to England in a shock £400,000 move to Southampton. Lawrie McMenemy's new signing was the transfer surprise of the season. Keegan was the current European Footballer of the Year and rated as one of the best strikers in the world, while Southampton were still struggling to establish themselves as a First Division side. But this move showed that Southampton had ambition and were determined to compete with the best.

Between 1995 and 1999, the BBC broadcast Match of the Seventies (1995-96), Match of the Eighties (1997) and Match of the Nineties (1999). Each series acted as a chronological review of seasons through each decade, presented in a slightly off-beat style, and relied heavily on footage originally included in Match of the Day broadcasts. Presenters included Dennis Waterman, Danny Baker, Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley

Match of The 70s - 1978/79

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BBC Match of The Seventies 1978-79 Season

Series showing classic footballing action from the 1970's intercut with music from the time. The 1978-79 season. Bob Paisley won his third league title at Liverpool as his conquering side fought off competition from the likes of Nottingham Forest and West Bromwich Albion to achieve their triumph. The final points tally of 68 was a record under the two points for a win system and Ray Clemence kept 28 clean sheets in a season that saw Liverpool concede only four goals at home.

Albion were in their first season under the management of Ron Atkinson, and during the season pulled off a famous 5-3 away win over Manchester United. Albion's playing staff included some of the most competent young players in the league, including Bryan Robson, Brendan Batson, Cyrille Regis and Laurie Cunningham.

Between 1995 and 1999, the BBC broadcast Match of the Seventies (1995-96), Match of the Eighties (1997) and Match of the Nineties (1999). Each series acted as a chronological review of seasons through each decade, presented in a slightly off-beat style, and relied heavily on footage originally included in Match of the Day broadcasts. Presenters included Dennis Waterman, Danny Baker, Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley

Match of The 70s - 1977/78

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BBC Match of The Seventies 1977-78 Season

Series showing classic footballing action from the 1970's intercut with music from the time. The 1977-78 season. Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest side took on the First Division by storm, by winning the League Cup on 22 March and confirming themselves as league champions the following month. They joined a small and exclusive company of clubs to have won the league championship one season after promotion.

Manchester United broke the British transfer fee record on 9 February by paying Leeds United £495,000 for Scottish defender Gordon McQueen. West Ham United, Newcastle United and Leicester City were all relegated.

Between 1995 and 1999, the BBC broadcast Match of the Seventies (1995-96), Match of the Eighties (1997) and Match of the Nineties (1999). Each series acted as a chronological review of seasons through each decade, presented in a slightly off-beat style, and relied heavily on footage originally included in Match of the Day broadcasts. Presenters included Dennis Waterman, Danny Baker, Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley

Match of The 70s - 1976/77

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BBC Match of The Seventies 1976-77 Season

Series showing classic footballing action from the 1970's intercut with music from the time. The 1976-77 season. In this episode, Liverpool ready themselves for a successful season and Brian clough is back as Nottingham Forest are promoted, 2nd division Fulham sign george best and rodney marsh, Ipswich also in the running as Bobby Robson signs Paul Mariner from Plymouth

Between 1995 and 1999, the BBC broadcast Match of the Seventies (1995-96), Match of the Eighties (1997) and Match of the Nineties (1999). Each series acted as a chronological review of seasons through each decade, presented in a slightly off-beat style, and relied heavily on footage originally included in Match of the Day broadcasts. Presenters included Dennis Waterman, Danny Baker, Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley

Match of The 70s - 1975/76

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BBC Match of The Seventies 1975-76 Season

Series showing classic footballing action from the 1970's intercut with music from the time. The 1975-76 season. The 1975-76 football season which sees the championship battle between Liverpool, Manchester United and Queen's Park Rangers.

Between 1995 and 1999, the BBC broadcast Match of the Seventies (1995-96), Match of the Eighties (1997) and Match of the Nineties (1999). Each series acted as a chronological review of seasons through each decade, presented in a slightly off-beat style, and relied heavily on footage originally included in Match of the Day broadcasts. Presenters included Dennis Waterman, Danny Baker, Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley

Match of The 70s - 1974/75

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BBC Match of the Seventies 1974-75 Season

Series showing classic footballing action from the 1970's intercut with music from the time. The 1974-75 season. Brian Clough was at the height of his influence, leading Derby County to the League Championship again. His popularity contrasted with the growing antagonism directed against the England manager Don Revie. This season also sees a battle for supremacy between West Ham and Fulham.

Between 1995 and 1999, the BBC broadcast Match of the Seventies (1995-96), Match of the Eighties (1997) and Match of the Nineties (1999). Each series acted as a chronological review of seasons through each decade, presented in a slightly off-beat style, and relied heavily on footage originally included in Match of the Day broadcasts. Presenters included Dennis Waterman, Danny Baker, Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley

Match of The 70s - 1973/74

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BBC Match of the Seventies 1973-74 Season

Series showing classic footballing action from the 1970's intercut with music from the time. The 1973-74 season. Tottenham Hotspur becomes the first British club to be banned from European football after riots in Rotterdam. England fails to qualify for the World Cup, and Manchester United are relegated. Sunday football makes its first appearance, provoking protests outside the grounds by religious groups.

Between 1995 and 1999, the BBC broadcast Match of the Seventies (1995-96), Match of the Eighties (1997) and Match of the Nineties (1999). Each series acted as a chronological review of seasons through each decade, presented in a slightly off-beat style, and relied heavily on footage originally included in Match of the Day broadcasts. Presenters included Dennis Waterman, Danny Baker, Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley

Match of The 70s - 1972/73

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BBC Match of the Seventies 1972-73 Season.

Series showing classic footballing action from the 1970's intercut with music from the time. The 1972-23 season. The start of the Anfield era with Liverpool lifting 13 tropies in a decade. With contributions from Sunderland manager Bob Stokoe.

Between 1995 and 1999, the BBC broadcast Match of the Seventies (1995-96), Match of the Eighties (1997) and Match of the Nineties (1999). Each series acted as a chronological review of seasons through each decade, presented in a slightly off-beat style, and relied heavily on footage originally included in Match of the Day broadcasts. Presenters included Dennis Waterman, Danny Baker, Mark Radcliffe and Marc Riley

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