Listen to the podcast here and read Michael Mardens extract below.
What was your first football shirt?
A red Liverpool Crown Paints shirt. My uncle on my mum's side – they're all Liverpool fans and they tried to convert me to be a Liverpool fan – he would send me on my birthdays and Christmases Liverpool shirts, and he sent me that one.
So, the next year I turned up on my birthday to Liverpool wearing a Manchester United shirt. He didn't speak to me again.
I've got two, if that's allowed. Number one is the Manchester United away, the sort of herringbone '90-'92 era, the long-sleeve version of that one is a work of art. My other one is the West Germany 1990 international kit. Two hall-of-famers for me.
What is your favourite football moment?
The moment that stuck with me the most was a very minor one in the 1990s when Jaap Stam was playing for Man United and we were against Inter Milan in the quarter-finals [of the Champions League].
He was up against [Ivan] Zamorano, there's obviously about a foot height difference, but he backs into him and sort of tries to elbow Jaap Stam, and he's like a brick wall, he doesn't move at all.
So then Zamorano goes forward and backs into him even harder and Jaap Stam doesn't flinch, he just looks down at him in a way that someone could just snap you in half and Zamorano just coils away in fear. That's my absolute favourite moment of Nineties football.
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