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One For The Older Fans...

By Pete (PeteH)24/3 08:31Tue Mar 24 08:31:10 2020

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Are there any particular stand-out left wingers/midfielders from yesteryear?

I'm thinking back to and before Dave Venables (if you'd even count him?) as everything before that point is unknown to me.

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By Dave (daveadkins)24/3 13:01Tue Mar 24 13:01:40 2020In response to One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Tony Lynch

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By Ian C24/3 10:24Tue Mar 24 10:24:38 2020In response to One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Phil Driver & Danny Dance

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By Pete (PeteH)24/3 12:47Tue Mar 24 12:47:15 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Always had Dance down as a centre-forward - was he a winger then?

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By jayess24/3 19:07Tue Mar 24 19:07:19 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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He was a right winger. Jim Daintree was the centre forward.

If you are going back as far as Athletic, you've got to include Dave Spillane.

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By East Coast Boro25/3 11:56Wed Mar 25 11:56:33 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Also Brian Parkinson (just seen below Hedgie was a fan of him too). Like Jose wishaw hehad great dribbling skill for a SL player but also with an edge about him that GW would have liked.

Edited by East Coast Boro at 12:06:23 on 25th March 2020

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By jayess25/3 12:46Wed Mar 25 12:46:23 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Parky was be absolutely brilliant on his day...it's just that it wasn't his day very often.
I remember him tormenting Wimbledon in a Southern League Cup match at Plough Lane.
It was Parkinson 3 Wimbledon 1. After that Bill Coldwell (manager then) put a £10,000 price tag on him.
Nobody paid it.

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By East Coast Boro25/3 17:33Wed Mar 25 17:33:10 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Big money in those days. Mind you post C19 crisis it may be big money now for any of our players ;-)

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By Paulio24/3 13:22Tue Mar 24 13:22:48 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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I think from my records he played both?

Though someone who actually saw him play may know better 😊

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By Been There (Chargers)24/3 11:58Tue Mar 24 11:58:01 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Phil Driver was more of a right winger (although he'd tell you he could play all over the park).
Phil is a mate of mine. He'll be pleased people still remember him at the Boro.

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By Junction 724/3 13:00Tue Mar 24 13:00:29 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Phil Driver was quality believe he cane from Chelsea 🤔

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By Been There (Chargers)24/3 14:11Tue Mar 24 14:11:12 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Phil Driver was an apprentice at Luton. Released and joined Bedford Town. Got spotted by Wimbledon before a move to Chelsea. After Chelsea he went back to Wimbledon but broke his leg in his first game back. The end of his professional career saw him move to non-league Stevenage Boro. He left when "big" non league St Albans made him a better offer.

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By Rotterdamboro24/3 09:01Tue Mar 24 09:01:21 2020In response to One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Danny Dance, Miguel Luque, Graham Cox

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By Rob SBFC (Big Robbie (SBFC))24/3 16:28Tue Mar 24 16:28:04 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Migsy? Left mid??

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By Hitchin Callling24/3 10:18Tue Mar 24 10:18:19 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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These were the time the players often played for other teams on a Sun morning. Think Danny played for Bowaters or BAE.

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By Pete (PeteH)24/3 12:41Tue Mar 24 12:41:10 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Was it not Twin Foxes, or was that someone else.

Newspaper cuttings from the early 1980s suggest the Boro' manager was not happy about them still turning out on Sundays.

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By Hitchin Callling24/3 13:55Tue Mar 24 13:55:48 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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You are probably right.

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By Borojim24/3 08:38Tue Mar 24 08:38:27 2020In response to One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Lee Harvey not a definite left winger but runs down the wing and crosses to Carl Alford in my Boro best 11.

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By Pete (PeteH)24/3 12:40Tue Mar 24 12:40:17 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Will be coming onto right backs...

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By East Coast Boro24/3 11:02Tue Mar 24 11:02:32 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Jose Wishsaw could 'dribble' ('1950/60/70's footballing term') down either wing before cutting inside to score. He was our non league George Best

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By Handyandy124/3 11:52Tue Mar 24 11:52:13 2020In response to Re: One For The Older Fans...Top of thread

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Where did Mr Lynch hang out? Seemed to remember over on the left wing? He didnt really look the part but he could certainly play!

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