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In Memory of Socrates

December 15, 2011


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


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 […]