FWA Q&A: David MillerDAVID MILLER on stepping back in time in Albania...a two and a half hour meal with Alf Ramsey...and staying in a war-time barracks in Wolverhampton
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A sports PR consultant 1990-2013. Also written 12 books on the Olympic Games.
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WAS IT REALLY “THE MATTHEWS FINAL”?DAVID TOSSELL looks back at the 1953 FA Cup final when Blackpool beat Bolton Wanderers 4-3 but...
WAS IT REALLY “THE MATTHEWS FINAL”?
By CHRISTOPHER DAVIES
IT IS forever known as the Matthews Final – Blackpool 4, Bolton Wanderers 3, May 2, 1953. Stanley Matthews, the first ever Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year in 1948, was the most popular player of his generation, more Bobby Charlton than David Beckham in his appeal, but who had twice been on the losing side in FA Cup finals with the Seasiders, in 1948 and 1951. At 38, the clock was ticking ...