As a youngster at his hometown club Huddersfield, Trevor Cherry used to get sent to Elland Road to watch Leeds’ World Cup-winning defender Norman Hunter play.
When Scotland needed a safe pair of hands to become their first ever full-time boss, Bobby Brown was the man Hampden chiefs turned to.
Part of the West Ham trio which helped England win the 1966 World Cup, Martin Peters was never one to seek the limelight.
Former footballer and manager Jim Smith has died at the age of 79.
“Do you want to bet against us?” are the immortal words long associated with Ron Saunders by Aston Villa supporters since he uttered them in defiance ahead of the club’s Division One title triumph in 1981.
Fernando Ricksen’s body may have failed him in the end, but the fighting spirit that marked the former Rangers captain’s playing career never faltered.
Jose Antonio Reyes was the first Spaniard to win the Premier League.
Stevie Chalmers, the scorer of Celtic’s most important goal, had a gift for upsetting the odds.
His status as an all-time great may have been sealed at the 1966 World Cup, but it was the save Gordon Banks produced to deny Pele four years later which became his defining moment on the international stage.
When Thai self-made billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha completed a successful takeover at Leicester, you suspect delivering the Premier League title would not have been part of the business plan.
Jimmy McIlroy found a home from home when he crossed the Irish Sea to start a new life in Burnley.
Few footballers can claim to have conquered quite so many aspects of the sport as…