Stories From the Vault

Posts in the Category: History

We Won The Cup

By Posted in - History on June 10th, 2015 0 Comments

There really is only one “Cup” in English football and it isn’t the League Cup. The FA Cup has a history the League Cup cannot match and no matter what changes are made to the …

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FIFA Isn’t Soccer

By Posted in - History & Rants on May 30th, 2015 0 Comments

FIFA is a bureaucracy with direct access to funding and a largely compliant array of subsidiary bureaucracies running regional associations like CONCACAF and UEFA that in turn have their own subsidiaries in the national associations. …

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Premier League For Bournemouth

By Posted in - History on May 22nd, 2015 0 Comments

Chelsea supporters, at least those who know the history of the club before the Abramovich era, know how close their club came to dropping into the old Third Division at the end of the …

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St. Totteringham’s Day

By Posted in - History on May 22nd, 2015 0 Comments

St. Totteringham’s Day 2015

Belated wishes to you all for a special day that has occurred for 19 consecutive years: the day when Spurs cannot catch Arsenal in the league table. There are varying reports of …

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Adverts at the Grounds

By Posted in - History on April 29th, 2015 0 Comments

A friend of mine is a West Ham supporter, born within earshot of Upton Park and dyed claret & blue. During the last transfer window we were discussing potential departures from West Ham, unfortunately for …

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The Coach Ian Story – Part 1

By Posted in - History on April 27th, 2015 1 Comments

London Days

September 2014 – and LegendaryFootballGrounds was officially born!

Lunch at Nana’s house (aka Anita my mother-in-law) in September 2014, White Rock, BC, Canada and I finally got to witness the boxes of photographs, stacks of slides …

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Gunners and Gravy

By Posted in - History & Thoughts on April 3rd, 2015 0 Comments

The earliest memory I have of being aware of Arsenal was sometime after they won the League and FA Cup Double in the 1970-71 season. My grandfather had a colour supplement from an English paper, …

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