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From Anfield To Zidane

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Anfield Kop in the 60/70’s what a sound.
Bobby Moore lifting the World Cup, iconic moment.
Coventry City my home town team, a fan forever.
Donkey kick by Ernie Hunt in 1970. Match of the Day’s goal of the season.
England winning World Cup, watching it on t.v. as a lad.
Football Annuals, Charles Buchan books,priceless.
George Best, lived up to his surname.
Hardest player, Tommy Smith, no wearing of gloves for him.
Ian Storey -Moore, nearly as good a winger as Best.
Jimmy Greave s, my boyhood hero.
Kevin Keegan, great footballer, not as a manager.
Leeds United, 1969/70, what a side.
Match of the Day, who doesn’t love this programme ?
Noel Cantwell, got us into Europe.
Own goal by Gary Mabbutt, won us the Cup.
Pele, greatest ever player.
Q.P.R. Remember Stan Bowles in his prime.
Rattles, all the rage once.
Saturdays, three, o,clock, say no more !
Terry Paine, underrated in my book.
Up the fields playing soccer with my mates, great days.
Villa , love to beat them, not often enough.
Wolstenholme , favourite commentator.
X rated moment, David Busst, smashing his leg at Old Trafford, horrendous.
Yorath, nearly as tough a player as Smith.
Zidane,and that head butting moment, what was he on !

My own A-Z, Players i’ve seen on the terraces, and on t.v, great memories, but who can recall Rattles ? Can’t see them ever coming back !
Editor: Well I have an orignal old wooden rattle …and I used at Forest green Rovers v Derby

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