Retro Football: England 3-1 France, 1982 World Cup (Video) – Marvellous Bryan Robson Scores Twice

Ollie Irish

17th, November 2010

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By Ollie Irish

England vs France, ’82 World Cup: Bryan Robson puts England ahead with a goal after just 27 seconds

From a time when men had mullets and didn’t have to roll their socks up/wear shinpads by law (and also before John Motson became ‘Motty’, that hysterical self-parody)…

This remains one of England’s most convincing World Cup performances, and against a pretty useful France side. By the way, I adore that Admiral red away shirt. A football design classic:

What a beauty!