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Family Diary

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 My father passed away on Tusday
October 20 1987 in the morning
THE SAME day in the evening
there has been football match
BORUSIA DORTMUND v VELEZ MOSTAR

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 The other game to remember at the time
of the mourning was MARSEILLE v HAJDUK SPLIT

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 But on OCTOBER 14 1987
near our home there has been the match
Yugoslavia v Northen Ireland

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Billy Bingham was Northen Ireland coach
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN WAS PLAYED

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 But in the second leg of HAJDUK SPLIT v MARSEILLE game
in 1987 there has been one of the first serious crowd troubles
there
STRANGE,stupid,crazy incident involving supporters
and few supporters

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 The tear gass was activated by the hooligans and
there has been the evacuation of the entire beatiful stadium
of Hajduk Split
It is the event I remember strongly

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Something was wrong in my country in the autumn 1987

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 But the best thing among all was OUTSTANDING
and CONVINCING victory of BOBBY ROBSON’s TEAM
when ENGLAND scored 4 FIRST HALF goals
starting from BEARDSLEY early goal

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 I always remember this ENGLAND
of 1987

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 But I don’t understand why they played so badly
in 1988 EUROPEAN CUP in Germany

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 ENGLAND easly scored 4 goals in Belgrade in 1987
but they couldn’t cope with Ireland in EURO 1988

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 This was also the time when the cold war was comong
to an end and the new FREEDOMS and PROBLEMS
were emerging

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