Jimmy Greaves 1940-2021Jimmy Greaves, one of England's greatest-ever goalscorers, passed away today. His record of 466 goals in 661 games will take some beating, and the former Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham and England forward was widely regarded as the deadliest finisher in the game.
For those of us lucky to see him play, and later work with him in his colourful media career afterwards, Jimmy was a delight, never to be forgotten. Norman Giller first met him as a teenage reporter when Jimmy was making a name for himself at Chelsea and the two Essex boys became friends for life. Here is ...
FWA Q&A: GRAHAM NICKLESSGRAHAM NICKLESS on why he likes Friday...not being hot stuff in Dijon...and getting shirty about numbers
Have you ever worked in a profession other than football?
My first full-time job after school was working in London as an insurance clerk.
Most memorable match?
Watching England beat West Germany 4-2 at Wembley to win the World Cup on my family’s black-and-white TV alongside my late dad, Fred, in 1966.