Gary McAllister

‘Gary Mac’ joined Leeds in 1990 after starring for Leicester, having been linked with a move to Liverpool. McAllister, Batty, Strachan and Speed clicked in midfield and with Cantona up front they created the nucleus of the championship winning team in the 1991-92 season. Macca was voted Leeds’ … Read More

Graham Poll

Graham Poll is said to be the most well-known and most experienced English football referee of all time.  Whilst his achievements are considerable, including the last FA Cup Final at Wembley stadium in 2000 and the first referee to reach the milestone of refereeing 300 Premier League matches he will always … Read More

Howard Webb

Howard Webb was born on 14 July 1971 and now lives in Rotherham, Yorkshire. He is an English football referee who operates in the Premier League and has been a FIFA-listed referee since 2005. When not refereeing he is a sergeant in Sheffield for South Yorkshire Police. Howard … Read More

Ian St John

Ian St. John began his career at boyhood favourites Motherwell, where he scored one of the fastest hat-tricks on record: 2 minutes and 30 seconds, against Hibernian in 1959. In 1961, he was purchased by Bill Shankley and transferring to Liverpool F.C. in 1961, for £37,500 more than double the previous highest … Read More

Jan Molby

Hailed by former Liverpool manager and team-mate Kenny Dalglish as “one of the finest midfield players of his generation” the great Dane was a contemporary in the celebrated Ajax youth academy, with Marco van Basten, Frank Rijkaard and Jesper Olsen. He also came under the influence of Dutch … Read More

Jeff Winter

Jeff Winter was a regular Premiership referee for over seven seasons, arriving in the top flight after a number of years as one of the country’s top linesmen. He spent six seasons as a Football League referee’s assistant, before graduating to gain full control of matches. Previously a … Read More

Joey Jones

Joey Jones was born in Bangor and raised in Llandudno where he played for the sameLlandudno Swifts side as a certain Neville Southall. In 1971, Joey Jones first joined the staff at the Racecourse and made his first team debut at the age of 17 in a Welsh Cup match against local rivals Chester City – … Read More

John Aldridge

After a highly successful football career, John Aldridge now works extensively in the local and national media and is now in demand as an after dinner speaker. His speech reflects the man and how he played the game – honest, direct and Entertainment. There are few people who … Read More

John McGovern

John McGovern was the unsung hero from the famous Notts Forest team from the late 70s and early 80s under the Brian Clough regime. McGovern won the Championship title and European Cup (twice with Forest).   He’s celebrated for doing the simple things and his willingness to support a … Read More

Kevin Ratcliffe

Ratcliffe joined Everton as an apprentice in 1977 and made his début in 1980 but was not a first team regular until 1982. In 1983 at the age of 23 he was made captain, just as the club began a highly successful spell.  Whilst captain Ratcliffe won the … Read More

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