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Stephen Poxon writes
Steve Phillips orinially asked me the poser
Another footy question got me stumped this week is "Nottingham Forest's proud 32 year record of not having a player sent off was ended when which player got his marching orders in 1971???.
I had to admit defeat, but Steve was kind enough to send me the answer once he'd found it out.
The answer was Sammy Chapman - quote from the answer was - "Sammy Chapman (Nottingham Forest) ended Nottingham's Forest's proud 32 year old record of not having a player sent off when he was dismissed in a game against ~Leeds in 1971".
However, Matt Dixon questions, this answer. See February 2002 Emails
Tom Symonds wrote
I was hoping you could tell me where Barry Watling
(Notts County) is now. He was our first
goalkeeper at the Seattle Sounders in 1974 in the North
American Soccer League. Four two years he tended
our nets registering 14 clean sheets in 43 games and a
goals against average of 1.01.
For once I was able to go some way towards helping with this, and Tom replied with this really interesting letter about the Seatle Sounders.
Seattle Sounders began in 1974, Barry was our
goalkeeper. He played here again in 1975 before
returning to England. The Sounders, like all the
other teams in North America at that time, depended
heavily on foreign imports. Our coach then, John
Best, recruited almost exclusively from England and
Scotland. Players like Jimmy Gabriel (Southampton), Geoff
(West Ham United), Mike England (Tottenham Hotspur) and Harry
(West Ham United) graced our city with their outstanding
play and class. Jimmy Gabriel remained in Seattle
after years of captaining and managing the
Sounders. Presently, he's the assistant soccer
coach at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Kenny Dalglish (Celtic squad), he did the first with Liverpool in 1989-90, and the second win with Blackburn Rovers in 1994-95, since then the only winning managers have been Wenger and Ferguson
Steve F writes
Hi Bob, Have visited your web site - it's very good. As you seem quite knowledgeable about football (something that I'm not!) can I ask you a question? I have a small gold plated coin, about the size of a 10p, which depicts World Cup Willy and is dated 1966. Any ideas what it may be? Thanks, Steve
expert at this sort of thing as 1966 is a
little too early for me.World Cup Willy was the England
1966 World Cup mascot (just in case you didn't know) and
in 1966 there was a million
commemorative items produced with the image on,
and this must one of them. They are surprisingly well
sought after and it may even have a value way above it's
original cost when it was produced. (in the tens rather
than hundreds of pounds, though, I'm afraid).
Peter Twiss writes
Trainer in 1966 was Harold Shepherdson not Stephenson as
on your site photo
What became of the great Spurs centre foward of the Spurs 1962 double side?
Anyone know ???
Andy Pugh - a quiz fan was one of several to ask:
Bob, Can you help me with the answer to this little question - A record number of footballers were sent off in Football League and FA Cup matches on November 20 1982. How many ??? We have come up with lots of guesses in our office but do not know which one is right. Please help. Andy.
Rothmans gives the amount as 15 (3 League, 12 FA Cup -
record for FA Cup)
Hi Bob, could you do me a favour and send me a list of players for Coventry City for the season 67/68. I am a coventry girl, from Canley, living in Ireland and we are trying to remember a player in that era. We think he played No.5. (and we think he had very bandy legs....) thanks and a happy new year. Maggie
Well to list every player who played in the 67-68 season we have
Gerry Baker, Dietmar Bruck, Willie Carr, Chris Catlin, David Clements, Mick Coop, George Curtis, Peter Denton, Alan Dickie, Ron Farmer, Ina Gibson, Bill Glazier, Bobby Gould, Ernie Hannigan, Brian Hill, Ernie Hunt, Mick Kearns, Tony Knapp, Brian Lewis, Ernie Machin, Neil Martin, Pat Morrissey, Ronnie Rees, Dudley Roberts, Maurice Setters, Trevor Shepherd, John Tudor.
Maggie replied to say her husband remembered it was Maurice Setters !
Terry is, of course, Michael Owen's Dad. Here's the League games breakdown:
If anyone has a picture of Terry I'd really appreciate it, so that I can start a page for him.
Lisa Stockton writes
Hi could you tell me who sent the ball forward for Geoff Hurst's final goal in the 1966 world cup final ? Thanks.
Hi, yes, it was Bobby Moore.
Rob Birch asks
It's been a post
that's been around much longer than Johnny Giles's time. Terry Neill was player-manager
City in the 1970-71
season, and Don Revie
initially began as a player manager at Leeds United back
in March 1961. ,
Incidentally, Johnny Giles was unusual in being a player-manager of a national side, the Republic of Ireland.
If you do have an answer for this question, do write and let me know.
George Quinn asks
On what date in March 1962 did Gordon West sign for EVERTON
He signed on the 18th March 1962.
Danno who's a real-life (i.e. not just-cyber-) friend wrote an email with the following info of some interest. It wasn't meant for the site, but what the hell, I doubt he'll read it to find out ...
This is a list of the number of players used by each Championship winning side since 1984.
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