Italia 90: When Football Changed Forever | Preview (Channel 4)

Italy 1990. On the eve of the most watched World Cup ever, Sardinia is preparing for battle, waiting for England football fans and the players to descend on the island.



It's a watershed moment for the team, the travelling fans, and the nation back home. The coming weeks will determine the future of English football. But how did it come to this?



To understand requires a look back at Thatcher's 80s, where hooliganism ruled the terraces and football faced its darkest years.


Italia 90: When Football Changed Forever begins Monday 31st October at 9pm on Channel 4.