Duncan McKenzie

One of the most popular speakers on the circuit who is very much in demand Duncan began his football career in 1968, joining Nottingham Forest FC as an 18 year old, making 105 league appearances. Following a loan spell at Mansfield, he was signed by Brian Clough for … Read More

Fergus Slattery

Fergus Slattery was born on 12th February, 1949 in Dublin He played senior rugby for University College Dublin, before beginning his International career aged 20 in January 1970 against South Africa in Dublin. Fergus Slattery went on to form a formidable back row partnership with John O’Driscoll and Blackrock team mate … Read More

Gareth Chilcott

Gareth Chilcott, more popularly known as “Cooch” was born on the 20th November 1956 and was raised in Bristol. His introduction to rugby came when he was 11 years of age and started playing at Senior School, he joined Bristol’s ‘Old Redcliffians’ junior team for whom he played … Read More

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

Geoff Miller

Geoff Miller spent 20 years on the professional cricket circuit representing Derbyshire, Essex, Natal and England. He travelled to all the major Test-playing countries and played with or against some of the greatest players in the game. To which he freely admits: “I wasn’t one of them!” In … Read More

Geoffrey Boycott OBE

Geoffrey Boycott was born in the Yorkshire mining village of Fitzwilliam in 1940. An outstanding school boy cricketer, he graduated quickly through club cricket for Ackworth, Barnsley and Leeds, to join the Yorkshire team at the age of twenty-one. He began an illustrious Test career only two years … Read More

Graeme Fowler

Fowler made his debut in first-class cricket in 1979. He usually opened the batting for both Lancashire and country, and his most successful opening partnership was with Gehan Mendis between 1986 and 1993. He made his Test debut in 1982 when 16 England players were banned for three … Read More

Graham Gooch

Graham Gooch was the most prolific run scorer top-class cricket has ever seen. After he retired in 1997, the statistician Robert Brooke calculated that he had scored 21,087 in one-day cricket at first-class level, which added to his 44,841 first-class runs, put him ahead of Jack Hobbs. It … 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

Graham Thorpe MBE

Graham Thorpe MBE  made his debut for Surrey in 1988, and his international debut in 1993. He scored a century (114 not out) in the second innings of his debut Test match, against Australia at Trent Bridge. Developing into a very highly-regarded player, he was named as one … Read More

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