KEVIN MCCALLUM: They deserved it because, like way back then, they were the best
Booze was cheap in the Students Union in 1990, Martin Tyler was commentating and Liverpool were winning — before the long wait set in
The TV room at the Student Union at Rhodes was a rather ordinary space back in 1990. It was a room. With a TV. And it had chairs. It was a room with a view. Of the TV.
You didn’t really go to the Union to watch the telly. You certainly didn’t go for the sticky-floor airline lounge décor and view of the main sports fields. You went because the booze was cheap and plentiful.