Category: Football History

McDiarmid Park – Story of a “free stadium”

McDiarmid Park – Story of a “free stadium”

The stadium was built in 1988 and St Johnstone FC (the main scottish club who plays here) did not pay anything on its own. Why?   A British supermarket retailer bought the original stadium where they...

René Higuita Scorpion, the “Loco” goalkeeper from Colombia

René Higuita Scorpion, the “Loco” goalkeeper from Colombia

On this day 27 August 1966 born René Higuita. He made one of the most spectacular save ever. Was the 6 September 1995 and in Wembley is playing England-Colombia. Jamie Redknapp made a shoot...