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3 minutes ago, Tamworthowl said:

Second toughest?

Take yer pick!

 

Whenever I see a pic of Shiner, I think he's one not to mess with.

 

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Or Curtis.

Like A12 says Tony Kay’s yer man

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57 minutes ago, Tamworthowl said:

Second toughest?

Take yer pick!

 

Whenever I see a pic of Shiner, I think he's one not to mess with.

 

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I believe that photo to be taken at the start of the 1955-56 season. Those thirteen players formed the backbone of the squad that won the Division 2 Championship. Roy Shiner played in all 42 League games and scored 33 goals. Broadbent and Froggatt each played in 41 games, four played in over 30 games each, and the other four played in more than 20 games each. 

 

That was when tackling was often life threatening and men were men.  So pick your hard man (or men) out of that lot.

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1 hour ago, Lord Snooty said:

 

By my reckoning he's about 30 in that picture.

A man!

hard to imagine Kenny having his chest waxed and slapping on some moisturiser …..proper blokes back then .

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1 hour ago, Tamworthowl said:

Second toughest?

Take yer pick!

 

Whenever I see a pic of Shiner, I think he's one not to mess with.

 

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Broadbent looks like a man who's waiting for a horse racing result to come in after remortgaging the house. 

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4 minutes ago, torryowl said:

hard to imagine Kenny having his chest waxed and slapping on some moisturiser …..proper blokes back then .

 

Shaved using a chisel.

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23 minutes ago, dumboldowl said:

 

I believe that photo to be taken at the start of the 1955-56 season. Those thirteen players formed the backbone of the squad that won the Division 2 Championship. Roy Shiner played in all 42 League games and scored 33 goals. Broadbent and Froggatt each played in 41 games, four played in over 30 games each, and the other four played in more than 20 games each. 

 

That was when tackling was often life threatening and men were men.  So pick your hard man (or men) out of that lot.

Norman Curtis looks an affable little chap in that picture......He wasn’t.

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2 hours ago, Tamworthowl said:

Second toughest?

Take yer pick!

 

Whenever I see a pic of Shiner, I think he's one not to mess with.

 

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Jesus. How wide is Gibson's head! The one next to Martin Keown.

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Most of that side of Wilko's were hard as nails, running for hours across Stanage, with Tony Toms kicking 'em into shape and scaring 'em into not rolling around on the pitch waiting for a magic sponge from him.. Lyons was King though as has rightly been acknowledged already..

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