What Football Is Supposed To Look Like #15 (Gallery)

Click here for all in this series where we catalogue old school aspects that are missed over modern stadium scenes.

Mid-match Derry crowdcover to hide from the rain, Derry City vs Shelbourne, FAI Cup final, 04/05/1997:

Security force watches on plus fans on stairs, Reggina vs Martina, Serie C1, 04/01/1987:

Classic stadium architecture at Stade El Menzah, Tunis, Nigeria vs Zambia, African Cup of Nations final, 10/04/1994:

Pyro in the rain, Portugal vs Netherlands, Euro 92 qualifier, 16/10/1990:

Home dug-out, Videoton vs Malmo FF, UEFA Cup first round-first leg, 18/09/1985:

Classic graphics and moral victory, Luxembourg vs Germany, Euro 92 qualifier, 31/10/1990:

Smoked out, Brescia vs Atalanta, Serie B, 03/11/1998:

Late 80s vintage aesthetics plus stadium power outage, Saint-Étienne vs Nantes, Division 1, 01/08/1987:

Enjoying the northern sun, Finland vs Northern Ireland, World Cup 86 qualifier, 27/05/1984:

Classic graphics and crests, Chelsea vs Newcastle United, First Division, 12/01/1980:

Ethnic Irish Mancunian youth, Liverpool vs Manchester United, First Division, 14/04/1981:

Bursaspor’s green and white Atatürk Stadium, Bursa, Turkey vs Germany, Euro 2000 qualifier, 10/10/1998:

Small ground cup magic, Heracles Almelo vs AFC Ajax, KNVB Cup, 29/12/1974:

Going above and beyond and to make sure his team’s flag is flying correctly, Borussia Mönchengladbah vs FC Schalke 04, Bundesliga, 24/08/1984:

Nice view of the action in Estadio Nacional, Lima, Peru vs Colombia, World Cup 94 qualifier, 08/08/1993:

Fun in the mud for away fans, Wigan Athletic vs Sunderland, Third Division, 12/03/1988:

Classic stadium architecture at the old San Mamés, Athletic Club vs Atlético Madrid, Copa Del Rey, 05/02/1992:

Vintage yet modern Olympic Stadium in Stockholm, Denmark vs Great Britain, 1912 Olympic final, 04/07/1912:

Young Nottingham Forest fan in wrestling crowd, WCW World Wide TV taping, 04/1998:

Classic graphics, Nagoya Grampus Eight vs Palmeiras, Nagoya Cup, 19/07/1994:

Passionate away fans at a mid-80s Austro-Hungarian derby, by then a West vs East-Cold War classic, Austria vs Hungary, World Cup 86 qualifier, 17/04/1985:


YouTube Links:

Reggina vs Martina, 1987
Nigeria vs Zambia, 1994
Portugal vs Netherlands, 1990
Videoton vs Malmo, 1985
Luxembourg vs Germany, 1990
Saint-Étienne vs Nantes, 1987
Finland vs Northern Ireland, 1984
Turkey vs Germany, 1998
Heracles vs Ajax, 1974
Borrusia Mon vs Schalke 04, 1984
Peru vs Colombia, 1993
Wigan Athletic vs Sunderland, 1988
Athletic Club vs Atlético Madrid, 1992
Denmark vs Great Britain, 1912
WCW World Wide, 1998
Nagoya Grampus Eight vs Palmeiras, 1994
Austria vs Hungary, 1986


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