Many roads lead to Stanley Matthews when it comes to Knowledge answers and Bobby Ingram is happy to take us down another: “In his first years at Stoke (1932-33), Sir Stan played alongside Bob McGrory whose professional career had begun in 1914 for Dumbarton. In Stan’s final months at Blackpool (1961-62), they signed a young apprentice called Alan Ball who went on to have a half decent career himself – finally calling it a day for Bristol Rovers in 1984. That’s a span of 70 years! There’s a great clip of Alan talking about playing with Sir Stan and being his boot boy in his early days at Blackpool: Sir Stan didn’t himself finish until February 1965! (that’s 51 years after McGrory’s debut itself) so there could well be a few others he played alongside who played even later than Ball.” … [Read more...] about Is James Milner the only footballer with a door named after him?
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Manchester City v Arsenal (Sunday, 4pm) Another year, another Premier League season where Arsenal come undone before Christmas? After performing fairly well and keeping pace with league-leading Chelsea, in the midweek, Arsenal were turned over by Everton and alarm bells have since started to ring among the Gunners faithful. … [Read more...] about Premier League: The football players that will impress this weekend
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