Gothenburg '83 is a one-off documentary produced by purpleTV for BBC ALBA.
The film includes personal testimonies of distinguished Scottish footballing legends: the Aberdeen FC manager at the helm at the time of the European success, current Manchester United manager and one of the most respected figures in world football, Sir Alex Ferguson; the former Aberdeen FC midfielder and current Scotland national manager, Gordon Strachan, former captain and former Aberdeen FC manager Willie Miller and former defender and Scottish national manager, Alex McLeish. We also hear from Archie Knox, Eric Black, John Hewitt, Doug Rougvie and Neil Simpson.
As well as the players and coaching staff, we share the journey with the dedicated fans who followed the Club throughout their European journey, and to Gothenburg in Sweden for the final.
The film is presented by sport broadcaster and UEFA correspondent for Scotland, Alex O'Henley.
Nominated for a RTS Scotland Award in the Sport programme category.
Gothenburg '83 was transmitted 9 May 2013 on BBC ALBA. Clips and production stills are available to view on the Programme Page
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