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Spot-Kick Drama Recalled In Shoot-Out Season!
He isn’t English and never progressed beyond the under-21s in international football but Andy Blair has quite a story to tell about the art that has caused us such angst and which is now surfacing big time at the World Cup. The midfielder who in 1983 became Molineux’s first ever loan signing may or may not be aware of the penalty shoot-out history between Wolves and Sheffield Wednesday, strung out as it is across three or four games.
Taylor-Made For A Fun Night Out
It’s hard to imagine Gareth Southgate indulging in such light-hearted mischief but a new book has underlined some of the bizarre lengths one of his predecessors went to while climbing the managerial ladder. Dick Chester, a retired former secretary at the two Sheffield clubs, has provided us with this welcome insight into the ways of Graham Taylor, which might not totally surprise one-time Wolves midfielder Martin Patching.
A Meeting Of Manchester Minds
Friday, November 4: Was disappointed to hear that I had apparently missed out on seeing Steve Daley at the busy Bryan Robson night that was compered by former BBC WM sports editor Mark Reagan at the Cleveland Arms last night. More than one guest told me they had seen the two together – presumably they were friends when playing on opposite sides of Manchester in the early 1980s.
Edwards Family United In Welsh Patriotism
Dave Edwards is waiting to see whether his World Cup commitments continue following Wales’ elimination – after putting family first during the group stage. The former Wolves midfielder has no regrets about having turned down the chance to head to Cardiff on pundit duty for his country’s games against the USA, Iran and England.
Sending-Off Means This Could Be The End
There could have been a better epitaph than this for Wayne Hennessey. Two late Iranian goals and now three days to mull over the possibility that his time in international football might have been ended by the red card brandished by a Guatemalan referee.
Stunning Defeat That Sent Shockwaves Round The Globe
England v USA at the World Cup finals – hopefully a whole new script will be written in the Al Bayt Stadium tonight. For now, though, Belo Horizonte in 1950 still casts a haunting shadow over the fixture as far as supporters on this side of the Atlantic are concerned.