Quotes from Heart of a Lion Chapter Four ‘If your relatives won’t pay to see you, who will?

“Willie McNaught was one of the most talented left-footed players I have ever seen yet he received only five international caps, which was a huge injustice to a great left-back or centre- half. At that time, however, your selection for the national side often depended on which club you played for rather than your ability.”

“It always seems the most important people at clubs receive most of the complimentary tickets. Who are they? Certainly not the players!”

“… He used to comment that the favourite pastime in that town on Saturday night was going down to the Co-operative store to watch the new ham machine working. I guess nothing much happened in Cardenden on a Saturday night!”