Football Legends | The players who built British football
CHANNEL | Radio 5 Live
FIRST BROADCAST | 11 November 1996
DURATION | 22 minutes 02 seconds
Jimmy Armfield talks to Johnny Haynes about his famous salary, his debut for England at the age of 19, his commitment to playing for Fulham and how his life changed after he was injured in a car crash in 1962. We also hear from Jimmy Greaves, Jimmy Hill and Bobby Robson, who all extol his brilliant talent as a passer of the ball and attribute his success, at least in part, to the fact that he 'trusted his ability'.
Sports commentary removed for copyright reasons.
Johnny Haynes could have gone to Arsenal, who had spotted him as a schoolboy player, but he chose Fulham instead. He later wrote that Highbury was more like the Stock Exchange than a football club.
One of England's greatest players on his regrets at retiring at 50.
The record-breaking 'Lion of Vienna', who could 'run, shoot and head'.
Football's clown prince and soccer genius.
The Clarets' favourite son.
Tottenham's 'Welsh Wizard'.
Middlesbrough's left-back with the famous moustache.
England's greatest ever centre-forward.
'Last Minute Reilly' - Scotland's greatest striker.
The game's first £100-a-week player.
'It's a funny old game.'
England's 1966 hero recalls the match that changed his life.
How the Leeds and England player could have been a career miner.
The striker fans called 'The King'.
Top goalkeeper Pat Jennings remembers his long career.
The captain of the 'Lisbon Lions'.
The low-profile World Cup hero.
Player, manager and one of the 'Busby Babes'.
England's greatest goalkeeper.
Footballing royalty in conversation.
Honours at Spurs and an Indian summer at Derby County.
Soccer superstar of the 1970s.
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