What Football Is Supposed To Look Like #18 – Classic Pitches Special (Gallery)

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Liverpool vs Manchester United, Anfield, First Division, 13/12/1969:

Swindon Town vs Leeds United, County Ground, FA Cup quarter-final, 21/02/1970:

Derby County vs Manchester United, Baseball Ground, First Division, 26/12/1970:

AC Milan vs AFC Ajax, San Siro, European Super Cup first-leg, 09/01/1974:

West Bromwich Albion vs Newcastle United, The Hawthorns, FA Cup fifth round, 16/02/1974:

Manchester United vs Manchester City, Old Trafford, First Division, 27/04/1974:

West Ham United vs Wolverhampton Wanderers, Upton Park, First Division, 16/11/1974:

Derby County vs Stoke City, Baseball Ground, First Division, 15/03/1975:

Bolton Wanderers vs Newcastle United, Burden Park, FA Cup fifth round, 14/02/1976:

Manchester United vs Wolverhampton Wanderers, Old Trafford, FA Cup 6th round, 06/03/1976:

West Ham United vs Eintracht Frankfurt, Upton Park, Cup Winners’ Cup semi-final-2nd leg, 14/04/1976:

Swindon Town vs Everton, County Ground, FA Cup fifth round, 29/01/1977:

Ethiopia vs Uganda, Addis Ababa Stadium, friendly, 06/10/1977:

SC Bastia vs Grasshopper Club Zürich, Stade Armand-Cesari, UEFA Cup semi-final-2nd leg, 12/04/1978:

Nottingham Forest vs 1. FC Köln, City Ground, European Cup semi-final-1st leg, 11/04/1979:

Bologna vs Internazionale, Stadio Comunale, Serie A, 07/10/1979:

Brazil vs Mexico, Maracanã, friendly, 08/06/1980:

Everton vs Liverpool, Goodison Park, First Division, 18/10/1980:

Canada vs USA, Exhibition Stadium, Toronto, CONCACAF Championship 81 qualifier, 01/11/1980:

Mexico vs Canada, Aztec Stadium, CONCACAF Championship 81 qualifier, 19/11/1980:

New Zealand vs Saudi Arabia, Mt. Smart Stadium, Auckland, World Cup 82 qualifier, 28/11/1981:

Liverpool vs Manchester United, Anfield, First Division, 24/10/1981:

IFK Göteborg vs Hamburger SV, Ullevi, UEFA Cup final-1st leg, 05/05/1982:

Chelsea vs Leeds United, Stamford Bridge, First Division, 09/10/1982:

Bohemians vs Sligo Rovers, Dalymount Park, FAI Cup final, 24/04/1983:

Birmingham City vs West Ham United, St. Andrews, FA Cup fifth round, 18/02/1984:

Ascoli vs Sampdoria, Stadio Cino e Lillo Del Duca, Serie A, 13/05/1984:

Shamrock Rovers vs UCD, Dalymount Park, FAI Cup final, 1984:

Reggina vs Messina, Comunale, Serie C1, 06/04/1985:

Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur, Anfield, FA Cup fourth round, 27/01/1985:

Middlesbrough vs ???, Ayresome Park, 1985:

Catania vs Taranto, Stadio Cibali, Serie B, 12/05/1985:

Ireland vs Switzerland, Lansdowne Road, World Cup 86 qualifier, 02/06/1985:

Argentina vs Peru, Estadio Monumental, World Cup 86 qualifier, 30/06/1985:

Italy U-21 vs Sweden U-21, Stadio Comunale, Bergamo, Under-21s European Championships quarter-final-2nd leg, 29/03/1986:

Manchester United vs Chelsea, Old Trafford, First Division, 09/04/1986:

England U-21 vs Italy U-21, County Ground, Swindon, Under-21s European Championships semi-final-2nd leg, 23/04/1986:

Birmingham City vs Arsenal, St. Andrews, First Division, 03/05/1986:

Campobasso vs Cagliari, Stadio Nuovo Romagnol, Serie B, 05/04/1987:

Real Zaragoza vs AFC Ajax, Estadio La Romareda, Cup Winners’ Cup semi-final-1st leg, 08/04/1987:

Sheffield Wednesday vs Tottenham Hotspur, Hillsborough, First Division, 20/11/1988:

Atlético Nacional vs Club Olimpia, Estadio El Campín, Bogotá, Copa Libertadores final-1nd leg, 31/05/1989:

Feyenoord Rotterdam vs PSV, De Kuip, Eredivisie, 03/12/1989:

Barcelona SC vs Club Olimpia, Estadio Monumental, Guayaquil, Copa Libertadores final-2nd leg, 10/10/1990:

Millonarios vs Atlético Nacional, Estadio El Campín, 1991:

USA vs Costa Rica, Texas Stadium, friendly, 24/11/1991:

Namibia vs Madagascar, Independence Stadium, Windhoek, World Cup 94 qualifier, 17/01/1993:

Algeria vs Ghana, Stade Birouana, World Cup 94 qualifier, 26/02/1993:

Hamburger SV vs FC Bayern Munich, Volksparkstadion, Bundesliga, 28/03/1993:

Argentina vs Colombia, Estadio George Capwell, Guayaquil, Copa America, 23/06/1993:

Nigeria vs Algeria, National Stadium, Lagos, World Cup 94 qualifier, 13/07/1993:

KV Mechelin vs Cagliari, Achter de Kazerne, UEFA Cup third round-1st leg, 25/11/1993:

Sligo Rovers vs Monaghan United, Showgrounds, LoI Premier Division, 1994-95:

Shelbourne FC vs Sligo Rovers, Tolka Rovers, LoI Premier Division, 1994-95:

Middlesbrough vs Luton Town, Ayresome Park, First Division, 30/04/1995:

Saudi Arabia vs China, Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi, Asian Cup, 16/12/1996:

Shelbourne FC vs Shamrock Rovers, Tolka Park, LoI Premier Division, 1997:

Fenerbahçe vs Galatasaray, Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium, Süper Kupa, 12/03/1997:

Cavese vs Benevento, Stadio Simonetta Lamberti, Serie C2, 18/04/1999:

River Plate vs Cienciano, Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Copa Sud Americana final-1st leg, 10/12/2003:

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Liverpool vs Man United, 1969
Swindon Town vs Leeds United, 1970
Derby County vs Man United, 1970
AC Milan vs AFC Ajax, 1974
West Bromwich Albion vs Newcastle United, 1974
Manchester United vs Manchester City, 1974
West Ham vs Wolves, 1974
Derby County vs Stoke City, 1975
Manchester United vs Wolves, 1976
Bolton Wanderers vs Newcastle United, 1976
West Ham vs Eintracht Frankfurt, 1976
Swindon Town vs Everton, 1977
Ethiopia vs Uganda, 1977
Bastia vs Grasshoppers, 1978
Nottingham Forest vs Köln, 1979
Bologna vs Inter, 1979
Brazil vs Mexico, 1980
Everton vs Liverpool, 1980
Canada vs USA, 1980
Mexico vs Canada, 1980
New Zealand vs Saudi Arabia, 1981
Liverpool vs Man United, 1981
Goteborg vs Hamburg, 1982
Chelsea vs Leeds United, 1982
Bohemians vs Sligo Rovers, 1983
Birmingham vs West Ham, 1984
Shamrock Rovers vs UCD, 1984
Reggina vs Messia, 1985
Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur, 1985
Catania vs Taranto, 1985
Ireland vs Switzerland, 1985
Argentina vs Peru, 1985
Man United vs Chelsea, 1986
Italy vs Sweden Under-21s, 1986
England vs Italy Under-21s, 1986
Birmingham vs Arsenal, 1986
Campobasso vs Cagliari, 1987
Real Zaragoza vs Ajax, 1987
Sheffield Wednesday vs Tottenham Hotspur, 1988
Atlético Nacional vs Olimpia, 1989
Feyenoord vs PSV, 1989
Barcelona vs Olimpia, 1990
Milionaros vs Atlético Nacional, 1990
USA vs Costa Rica, 1991
Namibia vs Madagascar, 1996
Algeria vs Ghana, 1993
Nigeria vs Algeria, 1993
Hamburg vs Bayern Munich, 1993
Argentina vs Colombia, 1993
Mechelin vs Cagliari, 1993
Sligo Rovers vs Monaghan, 1994-95
Shelbourne vs Sligo Rovers, 1994-95
Middlesbrough vs Luton, 1995
Saudi Arabia vs China, 1996
Shelbourne vs Shamrock Rovers, 1997
Fenerbache vs Galatasaray, 1997
Cavese vs Benevento, 1999
River Plate vs Cienciano, 2003

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