1980-81

Thank goodness a club on the wane at the start of the new decade had such an accomplished last line of defence. Without the former Blackburn and England under-21 man, the slide might have become faster still. As in the previous season, he played right through until the final weeks (when Mick Kearns had a run) and was a star of the journey to the FA Cup semi-finals.

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