Encounters with North End players, in normal life

andynet

Youth Team
(Some time ago), played footie in the street In Ashton. Was joined by Archie Gemmill & Alex Spark until one of them cracked a window and we all did one...
Wasn't sure of Spark's first name and when checking came upon a 'Where are they now' article of the Div 3 Chapions 1970/71team. (May interest someone):
 

Mighty Whites

First Team
I have a few pics of me as a kid with moysey, saville, kilbane etc which had been in my garage for 15 years untouched. Given I hadnt seen the pics in so many years i took pics of them with my iphone to show friends. Later that very day i was flying to usa and saw kilbane in the airport with his mrs! Unbelievable! I didnt have it in me to whip out my phone and say eh kev, here is a pic of you and i 15 years ago (can you imagine!), so i had a wee chuckle to myself and left him alone to enjoy his departure lounge without some weird guy pulling out such a pic. I wish i had of now, missed opportunity
 
Bumped into Mike Elwiss in 1985 ish.
Reminded him of his away goal at Leicester when he was on loan. Last few minutes edge of the box free kick with the away end singing "Give it to Elwiss".

Whistled in.

Much like Grezzas goal against Charlton.

A defining moment as a PNE fan.

All except the escort back to the coaches after the game.

It was like the Alamo.
 

Whydoibother

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Frs. Whittall or Birch were the sadistic ones. Their feet nearly left the floor when they hit you.
Pop Moulding was a real wit, would give you 5 mins of chaos, including anything PNE related, and then woe betide anyone who talked out of turn, was Whittall and Hackett that gave them out mainly, when I was there, just transpose the first letters of each name, for a truer description of their prowess in the corporal punishment stakes.
 

Bhagwan H

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Saw David Lucas in Black Bull at Fulwood on Saturday evening. Nodded to him and he dived under a table!!!
 

northender0602

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(Some time ago), played footie in the street In Ashton. Was joined by Archie Gemmill & Alex Spark until one of them cracked a window and we all did one...
Wasn't sure of Spark's first name and when checking came upon a 'Where are they now' article of the Div 3 Chapions 1970/71team. (May interest someone):
Now that tickled me, can just see it.
 

Toiletduck

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I used to work at a certain High School in Fulwood many years ago and the boss was a bit of a tyrant. I left Christmas '99 and went to work for the last day in a Santa suit (because I could!).
School finished at lunch and we adjourned to the Black Bull. In there were messrs Gregan and Rankine. Greegs was constantly on his mobile trying to sort out the fallout from the players' Christmas do (night before?) when he'd been in trouble with the police (allegedly).
We left them to it but I happened to be buying a round at the same time as Shabba and he asked me why I was wearing a Santa suit when everyone else was in normal clothes. I explained and he laughed and said they'd assumed someone was on a wind up and had told me it was fancy dress when it wasn't! Nice bloke Shabba Ranks.
I was a pupil at fulwood in 99 what was your name?
 

NORTHENDRTOPS

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I was walking down Blackpool road near the Majestic wine shop, by the traffic lights, and this is about 20 years ago, and Moyesie came out of the butty shop and started to walk towards North End, I stopped him and chatted with him and lost for words I finished the convo with I'd better let you go or your pies will be getting cold. What a knob ! Always like Moyesie.
 

Atkypne

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Saw Nugent at Ice Cream Farm (kids play farm/park on Monday in Chester.

I gave him a polite nod, I was going to have a chat but left him to it with his kids.
 

Ando60

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Met Moysie in the Indian on the corner of watling st road and Sharoe green lane one night .... he wasn’t the smartest dressed , but then again he had only nipped out for a take away.....
 
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