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    Your biggest sporting upsets?

    Buster Douglas knocking out Mike Tyson


    Leicester City winning the EPL

    And


    Grenville Starkey riding like a nobber and losing on Dancing Brave in the Derby

    To be continued

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    Gonna go with RWC theme since it's current...

    Japan bt. South Africa ('The Miracle at Brighton') 2015 or Japan bt. Ireland this year.

    The latter shades it for me though as the first had an element of fluke about it whereas against Ireland (#1 ranked at the time) there was no surprise they just simply played better and deserved it.

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    Norwich City 3 Man City 2.
    And back in the 90's when they just missed out on winning the inaugural Prem League,
    following year - UEFA cup; Bayern Munich 1 Norwich City 2.
    First English team to ever beat Bayern in their home stadium.

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    Colchester 3 - 2 Leeds FA cup 5th round 1971.

    Was it the same year WBA beat Leeds with that Jeff Astle goal?

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    Luigi coming back with an astounding late charge to win the TD Fantasy Football league 2019/2020.


    Watch.

    This.

    Space.

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    Ben Stokes (a kiwi) stealing the 4th test for England against the Aussies.

    But we still have The Ashes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Troy View Post
    Was it the same year WBA beat Leeds with that Jeff Astle goal?
    Yes indeed.

    Perfectly good goal of course as Suggett was obviously not interfering with play.


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    ^ That's the one...in the days before handbags.

    Memory playing tricks again. I could have sworn WBA were in home strip, but couldn't have been. Perhaps the news had Jeff in home strip when reporting it?

    Another upset was Cassius Clay being floored by 'enry.

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    Scotland not winning the 1978 World Cup.



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    The US defeat of the Soviet hockey team in the 1980 winter Olympics is hands down the greatest upset of all time. It was dubbed the miracle on ice.



    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miracle_on_Ice

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    That time we beat Pattaya City FC at their own ground. We celebrated like we had won the league.

    Which we did, eventually.

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    Ray Houghton scoring and Ireland beating Italy 1-0 in USA '94.


    I suppose Ray Houghton scoring and Ireland beating England 1-0 in Euro '88 could be added, but no real upset Ireland beating England, really.

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    I would expect Ireland to nick the odd win over England, after all half the players are English with one semi-Irish great-great-grandparent or some such shit. They're like the Japanese rugby team. And they've won as much.


    For me Senegal beating defending Champions France in the opening game of WC2002 stands out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    I would expect Ireland to nick the odd win over England
    England haven't beaten them since losing that one.


    They didn't like losing again 1-0 a few years later and got the match canceled by rioting. :/


    So as mentioned, hardly an 'upset' worth mentioning.

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    Leicester beating Southampton 9-0 last night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    England haven't beaten them since losing that one.


    They didn't like losing again 1-0 a few years later and got the match canceled by rioting. :/


    So as mentioned, hardly an 'upset' worth mentioning.
    Oh shut up Lulu, no-one cares.

    It takes English managers and players to make your team anywhere near half decent.

    Even Wales are better than you.


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    UK sports fans forgetting that the clocks go back at 0200 hrs this morning. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    Oh shut up Lulu

    .....

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    ^^ Thank you kindly....I'd completely forgotten...

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    England beating the NZ All blacks in the rugby world cup semi finals

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
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    Don't you smirk at me you smug halfcast git.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    Don't you smirk at me you smug halfcast git.









    Viva Glasgowia.

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    Oooh la la


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    ^ Tat woz te luck of te oirish

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