Legendary Fund-Raiser Geoff On What Might Have Been
"Don't get injured today," said Kenny Dalglish, no doubt with a well-hidden smile. Two or three hours later, another huge icon of the game said as a parting shot: "See you Monday!" Alan Shearer and newly-promoted Blackburn were eagerly waiting to welcome Geoff Thomas to Ewood Park. Ten months before Wolves jumped in and pulled off the marquee deal that convinced chairman Jonathan Hayward to proclaim to the football world exactly who they should get their money on for the First Division title, the Crystal Palace and England midfielder was all set to return to his Lancashire roots.