February 5, 1990 |
If George Orwell's novel, "1984," had been about English soccer, it probably would have included a paragraph such as this: Lord Justice Peter Taylor, in a 109-page report on fan violence commissioned by the British government, recommended that police and soccer authorities "experiment with electronic tagging of violent fans. Under the plan, hooligans would be barred from matches and police could keep track of their whereabouts with electronic tracers attached to their legs."
July 1, 1990 |
English striker Gary Lineker, the top scorer in the 1986 tournament in Mexico, has only one goal in this World Cup and is hobbled by an injured toe. Winger John Barnes, England's player of the year, has a strained groin muscle. Defender Des Walker has injuries to both his left calf and ankle. Defender Paul Parker is nursing a shin injury.
January 5, 1990
Jack Elway, a college head coach for 17 seasons, will coach the London team in the new International League of American Football.