Time of Our Lives (TV series)

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Time of Our Lives
Created byMark Pearman, Sky Sports
Presented by Jeff Stelling
Theme music composer Queen
Opening theme These Are the Days of Our Lives
Executive producerMark Pearman
Original network Sky Sports 1
Original release5 January 2009 (2009-01-05)

Time of Our Lives is a television programme hosted by Jeff Stelling on Sky Sports. The format is a gathering of three players from a successful British football team from history talking over their memories of the team. Further programmes were presented by Gary Newbon when sportsmen and women were gathered from a collection of other great teams and sporting events. [1]


TeamTitleFirst airedGuests
Liverpool F.C. "The Shankly Years"5 January 2009 Ian St. JohnRon YeatsChris Lawler [2] [3]
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. "Super Spurs"12 January 2009 Steve PerrymanOssie ArdilesGlenn Hoddle [4]
Chelsea F.C. "Kings of the Kings Road"19 January 2009 Ron HarrisDavid WebbPeter Bonetti [5]
Celtic F.C. "The Lisbon Lions"26 January 2009 Billy McNeillBertie AuldBobby Lennox [2] [6]
Leeds United A.F.C. "The Revie Years"2 February 2009 Jack CharltonNorman HunterPaul Reaney [7]
Arsenal F.C. "Cup Double Winners"9 February 2009 Alan SmithPaul MersonRay Parlour
Everton F.C. "Everton's Champions"16 February 2009 Joe RoyleHoward KendallColin Harvey [8]
Nottingham Forest F.C. "The Forest Fire"23 February 2009 Peter ShiltonKenny BurnsLarry Lloyd
Aberdeen F.C. "The Dandy Dons"2 March 2009 Willie MillerAlex McLeishMark McGhee [9]
West Ham United F.C. "Best of the Hammers"9 March 2009 Frank McAvenniePhil ParkesTony Gale [10]
Manchester City F.C. "Mercer's Maine Men"16 March 2009 Francis LeeMike SummerbeeTommy Booth [11]
Ipswich Town F.C. "The Super Blues"23 March 2009 John WarkPaul CooperEric Gates [12]
Rangers F.C. "The Kings of Ibrox"30 March 2009 John GreigDerek JohnstoneSandy Jardine [13]
Sunderland A.F.C. "Heroes of 73"6 April 2009 Jim MontgomeryDennis TueartDick Malone
Arsenal F. C. "Double Winners"13 April 2009 Frank McLintockGeorge GrahamBob Wilson
Aston Villa F.C. "Villa Rule Europe"20 April 2009 Allan EvansTony MorleyGary Shaw
Queens Park Rangers F.C. "The Super Hoops"11 May 2009 Stan BowlesGerry FrancisDave Thomas
Wimbledon F.C. "The Crazy Gang"18 May 2009 Dave BassettAlan CorkWally Downes [14]
Newcastle United "The Entertainers"1 June 2009 David GinolaJohn BeresfordSteve Howey [15]
Manchester United F.C. "Sir Matt Busby"8 June 2009 Denis LawAlex StepneyDavid Sadler
Stoke City F. C. "Stokes' Silver"10 August 2009 Gordon BanksTerry ConroyDenis Smith
Derby County F.C. "Champion Rams"24 August 2009 Roy McFarlandColin ToddAlan Durban
Everton F. C. "Goodison Greats"14 September 2009 Andy GrayGraeme SharpKevin Sheedy
Burnley F.C. "Burnley's Champions"21 September 2009 Jimmy McIlroyAlex Elder – John Connelly [16]
Wolverhampton Wanderers F. C. "Wolves in the 70s"28 September 2009 Kenny HibbittJohn RichardsMike Bailey
Newcastle United F. C. "Fairs Cup 1969"12 October 2009 Bobby MoncurPop RobsonFrank Clark
Blackburn Rovers F. C. "The Rovers Return"19 October 2009 Tim SherwoodColin HendryTim Flowers
Coventry City F.C. "Super Sky Blues"26 October 2009 Dave BennettBrian KilclineKeith Houchen
Luton Town "Top Hatters"16 November 2009 Ricky HillBrian SteinSteve Foster
West Ham United F. C. "The Academy"23 November 2009 John BondKen BrownRonnie Boyce
Leeds United A.F.C. "91–92 Champions"30 November 2009 Lee ChapmanGary McAllisterGordon Strachan
Manchester United F. C. "United's Return"7 December 2009 Lou MacariSammy McIlroyJimmy Greenhoff
Leicester City F. C. "The Silver Foxes"14 December 2009 Steve WalshMatt ElliottMuzzy Izzet
Ipswich Town F.C. "The Ramsey Years"21 December 2009 Ray CrawfordTed PhillipsLarry Carberry
West Bromwich Albion F. C. "Albion Cup Kings"Unknown Graham WilliamsGraham LovettJohn Kaye
Tottenham Hotspur F. C. UnknownUnknown Terry DysonCliff JonesBobby Smith [17]

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  4. IMDb page for "Super Spurs"
  5. IMDb page for "Kings of the Kings Road"
  6. Torrent Download page for "The Lisbon Lions"
  7. IMDb page for "The Revie Years"
  8. IMDb page for "Everton's Champions"
  9. Torrent Download page for "The Dandy Dons"
  10. IMDb page for "Best of the Hammers"
  11. UK TV Guide listing for a showing of "Mercer's Maine Men"
  12. UK TV Guide listing for a showing of "The Super Blues"
  13. Torrent Download page for "The Kings Of Ibrox"
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