The view from England

Memories of a golden age

January 12, 2012
By Norman Hubbard
Nostalgia's not what it used to be. Not in English football, anyway, where it doubles up as history lesson and current affairs. As first Paul Scholes and then Thierry Henry made comebacks, Manchester United and Arsenal no longer need to reach into the video vault to revisit their past.

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They are moves that have been greeted with gentle mockery, pertinent analysis about the plight of the respective clubs but, overwhelmingly, a sense ...

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