Yes, that's the figure that sticks in my mind for some reason. Did well at Everton but strangely only won a handful of Scotland caps. I think he became known as 'The Golden Vision' and seem to recall a TV documentary about him.
We're also the only founder member of the league still a league club never to have played in the Premier League. As mentioned elsewhere, even Notts County have been in the top league more recently than us, and just missed out on the inaugural Premier League by relegation.
Interestingly, as per the article linked by @Thracia in post #16:
"Glossop North End finished bottom of the old First Division in 1899/1900 and have not made it back to the top tier since.
That means that they’ve now spent 117(now 121) years outside of the top division of English football -...
Worth noting (or perhaps best not to) that in 1960/61, Wigan Athletic finished 3rd in the Lancashire Combination Div 1. 44 years on, they were beginning an 8 season residency in the Premier League and would have an FA Cup Final win to come a few years later.
Possibly, but realistically, that was always unlikely. Wickham and Murphy were signed out of desperation because yet again, we failed to sign a proven striker. That needs addressing in January, but I'm not holding my breath.
FM has certainly made mistakes and I'm still far from convinced he's the man for the job. It does make you wonder though, where we might be if Evans had been fit, or, better still, we had signed an upgrade in the summer to partner Riis. Given the overall mediocrity of this league, I think we...