He was probably the greatest England manager since Sir Alf Ramsey and took England to the semi-finals of World Cup 1990 where sadly they lost on penalties to the dreaded 'bosch' (aka the Germans). I can still remember that night clear as day, I really thought we were gonna win it that night but the hearts of a nation were broken, as I'm sure they are this morning.
He was a wonderful man and a gentleman by all accounts. I'd love to have spent 20 minutes having a beer with him as I'm sure he would have many great tales to tell.
Anyway, if you want to read more, here are various links to stories. Sad day.
And as much as I hate to post it...the night we nearly made it (damn you Chris Waddle):
Post a Comment
Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.