(Bundfact: I went to school with his cousin)
... was instructed by Brian Clough to 'test out' the left back he had on trial.
The left back proceeded to take a chunk of flesh out of his leg.
Thus began Stuart Pearce's rise to greatness.
I used to love watching him down at Roots Hall when I was about eight years old. He was my favourite player. It used to be good down there, what with Barry Fry, Stan Collymore etc. I was in the North Stand when we beat Newcastle!
Then Barry Fry had to be a shit and take Ricky Otto with him to Peterborough. A part of my soul died that day
I've had that 'fact' stored in my brain for about thirteen years. You've just turned my whole world upside down, you shit
(Big Fry). DEAL WITH IT.
Southend > Birmingham > Peterborough
What IS clear is that Barry Fry and Ricky Otto were clearly sleeping with each other
Wasn't he a bit like tony daley, in a running-fast-down-the-wing-often-without-the-ball kind of way...
Kevin Piper loved him.
Raymond de Waard
Let that be a medicine
'Chimpy', as he was affectionately known by a rather charming section of the Chicken Run at Upton Park