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    Awaywego
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    One of the greats from an era when most div 1 teams had brilliant goalkeepers.Banks, Sprake, Stepney, Jennings, Lawrence, Clemance, any more please.without me searching.

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    bartonscorpion
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    Who ??????

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    Iron-awe
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    Awaywego is referring to Peter Bonetti who was indeed a great goalkeeper. Lucky enough to have his autograph and several others from that great 1970 Chelsea FA Cup winning side. RIP ” the cat “, I’m sure many Chelsea fans are in mourning tonight.

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    A good life though

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    Not sure about Gary Sprake, he was Leeds’ weakest link until David Harvey came through… but Joe Corrigan, Bob Wilson, Phil Parks, and maybe Mervyn Day also deserve a mention in dispatches. PLus Neville Southall, tho’ he may have been a bit more recent.

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    Iron-awe
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    Famous story about Gary Sprake in the 60’a playing for Leeds at Liverpool, he was about to throw a ball out to a team mate, got it all wrong and virtually threw the ball into his own net for a Liverpool goal. At half time the norm in those days was to play popular music in the interval and the tune played that day was Careless Hands by Des O’Connor, the Scousers always claimed it was sheer coincidence, really, Scousers, coincidence? Nice one Scousers.

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    And didn’t Alex Stepney score a goal against Sprake once, with a long goal kick?

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    Awaywego
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    did know that one ironawe, bit like steve davis he says hes more famous for losing to dennis taylor than for all the trophys he won, i think that of sprake. greatest memory of peter fa cupfinal replay at old trafford he was awesome.

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    THE-99%
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    there were also Peter Bonetti gloves

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    Northumbiron
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    Not many Scottish keepers mentioned above I notice.

    Was Ronnie Simpson the last of merit?

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    Frank Haffey, NI??

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    And didn’t Alex Stepney score a goal against Sprake once, with a long goal kick?

    I don’t know but Pat Jennings did score that way for Tottenham, possibly in a Charity Shield or other televised game.

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    And didn’t Alex Stepney score a goal against Sprake once, with a long goal kick?

    I don’t know but Pat Jennings did score that way for Tottenham, possibly in a Charity Shield or other televised game.

    That could be the 1967 Charity Shield game Ferrite, Man U won the league in 1967 and Spurs beat Chelsea 2-1 in the 1967 FA Cup final. Jennings putting a hundred yard kick over Stepneys outstretched hand rings a bell.

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    Peter Shilton scored against Southampton once for Leicester out of his hands.

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    Frank Haffey, NI??

    Is that the guy who let 9 in against England?

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    Aye.

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    Pat O’Cake
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    Remember Steve Ogrizovic scoring from a goal kick for Coventry against Sheff Wed, Martin Hodge was the Wednesday keeper.

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    And didn’t Alex Stepney score a goal against Sprake once, with a long goal kick?

    I don’t know but Pat Jennings did score that way for Tottenham, possibly in a Charity Shield or other televised game.

    That could be the 1967 Charity Shield game Ferrite, Man U won the league in 1967 and Spurs beat Chelsea 2-1 in the 1967 FA Cup final. Jennings putting a hundred yard kick over Stepneys outstretched hand rings a bell.

    Spot on!

    Couple of fantastic Bobby Charlton goals in that game too.

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    Gordon West for Everton, Paul Cooper at Ipswich, Ron Springett and of course Peter Springett who wasn’t good enough to keep out 2 goals when the Iron won at Hillsborough in 1970.

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    Great you tube clip Ferrite, thanks for that, Charlton was brilliant with both feet, those two were cracking left footers and I remember his right foot thunderbolt against Mexico in the 1966 World Cup group game. What a brilliant player he was and an England team mate of Bonnetti also.

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    Famous story about Gary Sprake in the 60’a playing for Leeds at Liverpool, he was about to throw a ball out to a team mate, got it all wrong and virtually threw the ball into his own net for a Liverpool goal. At half time the norm in those days was to play popular music in the interval and the tune played that day was Careless Hands by Des O’Connor, the Scousers always claimed it was sheer coincidence, really, Scousers, coincidence? Nice one Scousers.

    Aye, that was a cracker from Sprake. The ball seemed to just stick to his hand.Can’t remember if he was wearing gloves. Don’t recall a bigger gaffe from a keeper but I may stand corrected.

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