NRK and SVT are the two broadcasting companies of the Norwegian and Swedish state. They had the thrill of televising English football to their countries audience from 1969 to 1995. It was special, in winter time, getting live games on telly every Saturday and in many ways building the unique connection between English football and the following from Norway and Sweden.
Back then it was not usual to travel to England watching live games. Following it all from over the sea as the games came into our living rooms Saturday afternoon and with the Midlands as the major covering. Leicester, Derby, Stoke, Wolves and Coventry were often on show at their home grounds.Continue reading “Unique stats from a special tv event in Scandinavia Leicester in there with players and goals ending in a 4-4 closure”