There’s not a lot of football to look forward to right now, but there is an awful lot to look back on.
April has been a day for wonder goals, cup finals and even Premier League promotion over the years, creating some of the best storylines which are still remembered to this day.
So, who’s ready for a trip down memory lane?
1987 – Arsenal End Their Trophy Drought
#OnThisDay en 1987..
League Cup – Finale
️ Wembley Stadium, Londres
Arsenal 2⃣-1⃣ Liverpool
⚽️⚽️ Charlie Nicholas 30’ 83’
Un doublé de l’Écossais met fin à une disette de 8 années sans trophée pour Arsenal
— Arsenal French Touch (@TouchArsenal) April 5, 2020
Arsenal hadn’t won a major honour throughout the 1980s, but they were able to end that drought in the League Cup – then known as Littlewoods Cup – against Liverpool.
Ian Rush actually put Liverpool into the lead, but
Alan Shearer Sends Newcastle to Wembley
2005 – Luis García’s Wondergoal Against Juventus
Luis García might not be remembered as much of a Premier League great outside of Liverpool, but when the Spaniard came up with the goods, he always managed it in the most spectacular style.
He’d scored in both Champions League last-16 games against Bayer Leverkusen when the Reds were drawn up against Juventus in the next round, where
Liverpool didn’t get up to anything else spectacular in the Champions League during the 2004/05 season, did they?
2009 – Federico Macheda Achieves Immortality
2014 – Gareth Bale Punishes Claudio Bravo From Range
Asier Illarramendi opened the scoring against his boyhood club after swapping Real Sociedad for Real Madrid before the start of the season, but it was Gareth Bale’s second-half strike which stole the show in
Bravo, famously, never made another mistake in his career.
2014 – Leicester City Get Promoted
2015 – Jermain Defoe Wins the Tyne-Wear Derby
And that’s exactly what happened. But rather than take a touch, Defoe took a shot early and fired a left-footed volley into the top corner of Tim Krul’s net, giving Sunderland all three points in the
2017 – Antonio Conte Makes History Over Pep Guardiola
2018 – Aaron Ramsey Stuns the Emirates in Europa League
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