Connect with us

1992-1993-Season

What Happened Today In EPL – Sep 24 1992

Premier League Museum

In this blog series – “What Happened Today”, we are going to revive some of the moments from past which will revive moments of the golden history of the league.

Thursday’s papers covered the latest injury news at Everton as they went into the weekend’s clash against defending Champions Leeds United, Liverpool brought back Bruce Grobbelaar from the cold to help them out in their defensive frailties, Chelsea captain Andy Townsend defended teammate Robert Fleck over a barren goalscoring run and new dad Alan Shearer went into the weekend hoping to reach double-digit goals in the premier league this season.

Mo Johnson and Matthew Jackson were the latest additions to an Everton injury list that was reaching crisis proportions. Seven senior players were either on the treatment table or edging back from long term problems after previous night’s 1-0 Coca Cola Cup defeat at Rotherham. And the alarm bells were ringing once more for the desperately unlucky Ian Snodin, who was forced to pull out of last night’s Goodison Park reserve game against Wigan. Paul Rideout, Peter Beardsley, and Mark Ward are all on the treatment table already and Martin Keown had only just returned from a spell on the sidelines.

Embed from Getty Images
Bruce Grobbelaar had been called on to sort out Liverpool’s defensive problems against the team which had caused them the greatest headaches in previous seasons. The Zimbabwean, whose desire to regain his passport cost him his first-team place, would make his Premier League baptism at Anfield on Saturday against Wimbledon. Reds’ boss Graeme Souness had opted for experience instead of the younger talents of summer signing David James, hoping the popular African could help plug the gaps in a rearguard which has leaked eight goals in the last two matches.

Embed from Getty Images

Chelsea captain Andy Townsend spoke out in support of £2.1 million striker Robert Fleck. Townsend rallied behind Fleck, who had scored just once for the Londoners since his club-record move from Norwich just before the start of the season. The Scottish international forward again drew a blank as Chelsea beat Walsall 3-0 at a canter In the Coca-Cola Cup clash at the Bescot Stadium last night. But Townsend, a team-mate of Fleck in his Norwich days too, had no worries about Fleck’s bright future at Stamford Bridge. Townsend said: “Robert is a quality striker and the goals will come. Even when he is not scoring, though, he’s making things happen. He’s so quick and makes so many darting runs he is a handful for any defense. He laid on two of the goals against Walsall and when you’re winning it doesn’t matter who scores.

Embed from Getty Images

New Dad Alan Shearer was hoping to continue his good form going into the weekend clash against Oldham Athletic, he celebrated the birth of his first child by scoring a wonder goal which salvaged a 1-1 draw for Kenny Dalglish’s Blackburn Rovers against a battling Huddersfield in the Coca Cola Cup. He said, “I enjoy every goal but that was something special. I just let it fly when I saw the gap and it was beautiful to see it go in.” Alan Shearer will go into the weekend clash against Oldham as the highest goalscorer in the league at that point with nine goals in the first nine-game of the Premier League season.

Embed from Getty Images

Premier League Fans – As we promised, our vision of Premier League Museum portal is to restore the rich history of English Premier League. We want to keep alive every moment which made up the rich , entertaining and best league in the world today. How do you find our website www.premierleaguemuseum.com and podcast EPL 24×7 on youtube so far.. Please provide your feedback or comments on the youtube channel  or website.

At the end, we look for 3 things from you as we launch the podcast and website portal.

  • Subscribe to our youtube channel, like our facebook page or follow our twitter handle
  • Join us in writing stories and articles covering rich history of the league
  • Contribute your experiences as fans of the best league in the world

via GIPHY

Please comment below on how you find the blog. We would like to get your feedback on any statement and suggestion on how we can get better together as a community of English Premier League fans.

ACCA - Accounting Operations guy & Freelance sports writer. Manchester United - Test Cricket - Indian History - Tax Havens - Dogs - Books - Tennis -

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Fans Donation

Donate to Premier League Museum

Donate to Premier League Museum

$
Personal Info

Credit Card Info
This is a secure SSL encrypted payment.
Billing Details

Donation Total: $1.00

Popular Posts

Recent Posts

Members

Leaderboard

Leaderboard is empty

More in 1992-1993-Season

You cannot copy content of this page
%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar