Les Recalls Trend-Setting Travels Around SA
How's this for an apparent fall from grace? On February 4, 1961, Les Cocker underpinned his status as an FA Youth Cup winner and an England age-group international by making his Wolves first-team debut. Five weeks later, he signed permanently for Wellington Town. It sounds a nightmare descent, but the move was quite palatable to the 21-year-old, who was to have his best days in senior football when he headed for South Africa several years later.