Craig Brown CBE

Craig Brown played for Scottish schools, youth and junior International teams, before joiningRangers in 1959, aged just 19. In 1962 he moved to Dundee F.C., where he won a League Championship medal. Brown stayed at Dundee for six years, before signing for Falkirk in 1967.He spent three successful seasons at Falkirk, before calling time on his … Read More

Darren Gough

Darren started playing cricket as a boy when his Dad gave him an Ian Botham bat. Although his parents weren’t particularly sporty themselves, they encouraged and supported Darren in playing cricket and football. He had trials as a midfielder with Rotherham United, but decided to make cricket his … Read More

Dave Bassett

Dave Bassett is one of football’s most colourful characters.  A former player, he has made his name as a manager.  He has had spells in charge at Wimbledon, Watford, Sheffield United, Crystal Palace and at Nottingham Forest where he was appointed General Manager in March 1997. Dave made … Read More

David Duckham MBE

David Duckham was born in Coventry, and educated at King Henry VIII School. David Duckham combined grace and power to become one of England’s finest wingers, lighting up an otherwise dismal period for English rugby in which his team were often second best to the magnificent Welsh sides of the 70s. David … Read More

David Fairclough

David Fairclough, or ‘Super sub’, renowned for his memorable scoring exploits after stepping off the bench. The label is one Fairclough never relished but has learned to live with as he reflects on his massive medal haul. The flame-haired Liverpool-born raider joined the club during the Bill Shankly … Read More

David Gower

David Gower was coolness personified as an elegant left-handed batsman and he has taken this laidback style with him into his new life as a TV commentator. Kent-born David amassed 8,231 runs in 117 Tests at an average 44.25, and added another 3,170 in 114 One Day Internationals. … Read More

David Johnson

David Johnson served both Liverpool and Everton with great distinction and went on to win many honours’ through his career. Gaining International caps for England, one of which was against Argentina, with the great Maradona and England winning with Johnson scoring 2 goals.  Dave is considered as one … Read More

Dean Saunders

In his football career Dean started at Swansea City, joined Cardiff City on loan before moving on to Brighton, Oxford United, Derby County, Liverpool, Galatasary, Nottingham Forest, Sheffield United, Benfica and Bradford City. He is currently working as assistant manager to Wales’s manager John Toshack and is appearing … Read More

Denis Lillee

Dennis Lillee, considered by many to have been ‘the complete bowler’, was the heart of Australia’s attack for more than a decade. Through a combination of ability, showmanship and sheer hard work he won the loyal following of the nation’s crowds, who often roared his name as he … Read More

Dietmar Hamann

Hamann primarily played as a holding midfielder for Liverpool, however he did develop a reputation for having a fearsome shot after such goals as against Leeds United in 2000, Fulham in 2002 and Portsmouth in 2004. Hamann was a key player in Liverpool’s treble winning 2000-01 season, in which … Read More

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