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Back in 1983 a small little club in Scotland called Aberdeen had a big day in the Winner’s Cup, the old Champions League, and in honor of tomorrows match and one Alex Ferguson, we look back on this momentous night. They made it to the final with players like McLiesh and Strachan leading them forward on a Cinderella run. But then they came to the final, and the mighty giants of Spain, Real Madrid. But that day in 1983, the Aberdeen players ran themselves to death for their manger, one Alex Ferguson, and they triumphed 2-1.

Posted by: Matthew Wall, editor, soccerprose.com


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I've played soccer since I could walk thanks to my father and love keeping up on all the latest gear and gab. I'm in my twenties, and I'm lucky enough to have found work in search marketing for a leading soccer retailer after completing my M.A. at Georgetown in 2008. My team is Liverpool, and national side is Ireland, but I've also got a passion for GAA and a number of sports. Feel free to give me a shout on Google+


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  1. Um. Nothing to do with the Champions League – the forerunner of which was the European Cup.

    Aberdeen won the European Cup-Winners’ Cup. Which is obviously a far superior trophy to any of your Champions’ League rubbish. 🙂