Brunei vs Sheffield United 1983
In September 1983 Sheffield United visited Brunei to take part in a football match against the the national side to commemorate the opening of the new national stadium. His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah looks absolutely delighted with the visit of this top English side as he meets the Blades players and chairman Reg Brearley before the game.
This was the first game in the new stadium and the Blades won 1-0. They returned the following day and played out a 1-1 draw against a Brunei invitational team.
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Read more about Reg Brearley here ..