Thursday, 2 August 2018

476) Alan Ball, Jr

Alan James Ball MBE (1945 – 2007). Professional English footballer and football club manager. He was the youngest member of England's 1966 World Cup winning team and played as a midfielder for various clubs, scoring more than 180 league goals in a career spanning 22 years.

- "He had that character and charisma that went with his ginger hair and his squeaky voice. He was just a very special person." http://www.dailymail.co.uk/…/Mick-Channon-speaks-old-friend…

- "Red-haired, combative, though less aggressive than his father, an excellent user of the short pass..." https://www.theguardian.com/football/…/apr/25/thefiver.sport




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