THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

by Howard Kendall

323 KendallThere is a lovely anecdote in Howard Kendall's new autobiography about the day he signed Dave Watson for Everton from Norwich City. It was two days before the start of the 1986-87 season and Kendall's attempt to complete the deal by five o'clock, so ensuring Watson's availability for the opening fixture, had failed. Undeterred, he had the clock on the wall turned back an hour and got Watson to pose for a photo beneath it. "The Football League accepted it and Dave made his debut," he writes. Read more

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