Category Archives: 1970s

Johan Cruyff, 1971 European Cup Final

Ajax 2 v 0 Panathinaikos; Cruyff on the ball The 1971 European Cup Final was played between Ajax of the Netherlands and Panathinaikos of Greece on 2 June 1971 at Wembley Stadium. It was the final match of the 1970–71 season of Europe's premier cup competition, the European Cup. Ajax were appearing in their second…
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Peru v Bulgaria, 1970 World Cup

[caption id="attachment_2544" align="alignnone" width="604"] Peruvian goalkeeper Luis Rubinos dives at the feet of Bulgarian outside left Dinko Dermendzhiev with south american defenders Orlando de la Torre and Nicolas Fuentes looking on.[/caption] Peru 3 v 2 Bulgaria Peruvian Hearts Uplifted The 1970 Ancash earthquake (also known as the Great Peruvian earthquake) occurred on 31 May off…
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El Salvador v Mexico, 1970 World Cup

[caption id="attachment_2544" align="alignnone" width="604"] Mexico thrash El Salvador in the Azteca, and a wonderful colourised artistic impression of match action[/caption] Mexico 4 v 0 El Salvador Central Americans Clash In Mexico City In 1969 the so-called 'Soccer War' broke out between El Salvador and Honduras when a World Cup qualifier gave a pretext for a…
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