Oasis album Definitely Maybe was released in the summer of 1994 and went on to become one of the fastest selling debut albums of all time in the UK.

It sold over 2 million copies here, a further million in the US, and it was the precursor to the infamous battle between the Manchester band and Blur for Britpop supremacy.

However, perhaps its greatest claim to fame is that it has a bizarre link to one of Leicester City’s greatest games ever.

On the inside cover of the vinyl album, there are a few pictures of Liam and Noel Gallagher in their heyday.

Oasis album Definitely Maybe
Oasis album Definitely Maybe

In one of the pictures, Liam can be seen reading a copy of the Daily Mirror and on the back page is Steve Walsh, with his arm in the air, after scoring the winner against Derby County in the 1994 Division One play-off final.

However, Walsh isn’t the only footballer to feature in the album artwork, according to The Guardian .

There is also a photograph of Manchester United legend George Best on a windowsill and another image of Rodney Marsh.

Liam Gallagher reading the Mirror with Steve Walsh on the back page
Liam Gallagher reading the Mirror with Steve Walsh on the back page

Despite being big Manchester City fans, Noel said in a 2003 interview with FourFourTwo: “George Best is the greatest footballer of all time.

“I was going to Liverpool to watch City play last season and I was standing at Manchester airport and there was George Best.

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“He threw his arms around me and gave me a big hug.

“I was with Gem from the band and he said, ‘Shouldn’t you hate him?’ How can you hate Georgie?

“He was the first superstar; he’s on the cover of my first album – everybody loves George.”



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