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Graeme Souness remembers Athletic’s hostile atmosphere at San Mames prior to an unprecedented treble

Graeme Souness remembers Athletic’s hostile atmosphere at San Mames prior to an unprecedented treble

Liverpool’s legend Graeme Souness provides his memories after winning their fourth European Cup in Rome, thereby sealing an unprecedented treble. Upon a series of crucial clashes en route to the final, the Reds faced an intimidating second round battle with Basque outfit Athletic Club. At the heart of their defence was Andoni Goikoetxea, who had been involved in a previous infamous meeting with Diego Maradona which saw the Argentinian star ruled out for a long period as a result of a robust challenge. After a goalless draw in the first leg at Anfield, Souness and co headed to a hostile atmosphere...