club FC Liege setting a transfer fee for Jean-Marc Bosman for his move to
French Second Division Club Dunkerque, even though his contract had expired in the summer of 1990.
From: World Soccer, August 1995
van Basten scoring all four goals for AC Milan in a Champions League Match vs.
IFK Gothenburg on November 25, 1992.
until that point Barcelona’s Bulgarian player Hristo Stoichkov had looked the
favorite to be France Football’s Ballon d’Or winner.
hype surrounding this performance, along with his fine form in the Serie A,
propelled him to edge ahead in the voting.
manager Fabio Capello described him as the best player in the World after the
himself complained that van Basten was elected ahead of him only because of
these 4 goals.
From: World Soccer, March 1995
From: Onze-Mondial, December 1992
(Marco van Basten with AC Milan, 1992/93)
Hamburg goalkeeper punching Bayern Munich’s Jurgen Weggman after the latter
scored Bayern’s winner in 1987 West German Super Cup (July 28, 1987, Bayern
Munich 2-SV Hamburg 1)
only was Stein sent off, but he was outright dismissed by Hamburg.
SV Hamburg manager, the Yugoslav Josip Skoblar, opted for Yugoslavian
goalkeeper Mladen Pralija as a replacement.
was such a disaster that he cost both his and his manager’s job and Hamburg had
a poor season.
From: Fussball Magazin, January February 1984
|(Uli Stein, December 11, 1983, Intercontinetal
Cup, Gremio 2-SV Hamburg 1)|
Yugoslavian conflict escalating with the war in Bosnia in 1992.
who had qualified for the Finals of the UEFA European Championship Finals were
banned, with weeks to go, due to political sanctions imposed.
who had finished second in the group, were invited in their place and with
minimal preparations surprisingly won the tournament.
from: World Soccer, May 1996
(Denmark squad Euro Champs, June 26, 1992, UEFA
European Championships, Denmark 2-Germany 0)
From: France Football, January 4, 1994, Issue 2491
(Yugoslavia’s last squad before the embargo,
March 25, 1992, Holland 2-Yugoslavia 0)
Hrubesch and Danish Lars Bastrup leaving SV Hamburg at the end of the
successful 1982/83 season.
designated successors Dieter Schatzschneider and Wolfram Wuttke, acquired from
Fortuna Koln and Schalke respectively,
performed well below expectations.
lost their European Crown vs. Dinamo Bucharest in the second round and lost the
League title to Stuttgart.
were portrayed as the scapegoats for SV Hamburg’s poor 1983/84 season.
Wuttke was able to resurrect his career and
reputation to some extent by transferring to Kaiserslautern and even playing
for the West German national team.
From: Fussball Magazin, March April 1983
(Dieter Schtazschneider with West Germany’s
From: Fussball Magazin, November 1986
(Wolfram Wuttke with Kaiserslautern)