MARCH 22ND : On this day in 1888 The English Football League was established. This image from 1973 shows Liverpool manager Bill Shankley holding aloft the League Championship Trophy. Liverpool manager Bill Shankly holds aloft the League Championship trophy at Anfield today, and the joy on the face of the young supporter says it all. Liverpool just clinched the title by drawing 0-0 with Leicester.
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Bill Nicholson talks tactics
Tactics talk between Tottenham Hostspur manager Bill Nicholson (left) and captain Danny Blanchflower during a training session at Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. Spurs are aiming for the league and cup double. 23/10/04: Tottenham's legendary manager Nicholson has died, aged 85, after a long illness. Nicholson, who led Spurs to their double-winning triumph in 1961, passed away peacefully at a Hertfordshire hospital early Saturday October 23 2004. Nicholson also guided Spurs to become the first British club to win a European trophy when they landed the Cup Winners' Cup in 1963.
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Soccer - World Cup West Germany 1974 - Victory Banquet
West Germany captain Franz Beckenbauer (l) makes a speech after the presentations at the victory banquet, held at the Hilton Hotel in Munich, watched by FIFA President Sir Stanley Rous (second l), Holland's Johan Cruyff (second r) and Poland's Kazimierz Deyna (r)
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