LTLF Topic: Match of the Day

A Christmas poem

by , December 24, 2012
Oh Christmas comes but once a year and any more often, I fear, would lead to endless snow-like swathes of festive footballing clichés!

Forest on Film #2: ‘Pure animal physics’

October 13, 2008

“What do you mean, Who’s Johnny Metgod?” says Danny Baker in this great clip of the Dutch legend’s celebrated pile-driver freekick in 1986. “This is Johnny Metgod!”

The celebration after the goal is pretty famous too, having featured on the Match of the Day titles for some time afterwards.