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In Memory of Socrates

December 15, 2011

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Charismatic, dynamic and enigmatic. Perfect words to describe the six foot four inch Brazilian giant, Socrates. A legendary figure, adopting an almost mythical aura to more recent generations, such was his sublime talents and iconic image. To a generation of football fans he was the personification of “cool”. In the 70s and 80s, his black […]

Only One Gary Speed

December 5, 2011

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Gary Speed MBE. The man, the midfield wing wizard, proud Welsh man. Dead. Speed was found hanged at his home in Huntington, Cheshire on Sunday morning – leaving behind a loving wife, two kids and the hopes and dreams of a nation which, under Speed’s guidance, was slowly beginning to find its feet in the […]