Tooting Common to the Stretford End by Alex Stepney
Born in Sir Alex Passby's 1968 European Cup triumph, Alex Stepney has become the cornerstone of Manchester United over the next decade. Alex started his career as a teenager with…
Tooting Common to the Stretford End synopsis
Born in Sir Alex Passby's 1968 European Cup triumph, Alex Stepney has become the cornerstone of Manchester United over the next decade. Alex started his career as a teenager with Toting and Mitcham United from the league before signing professional forms for Millwall.
In the "Black", Alex discovered Tommy Docherty's first division of First Division Chelsea for Manchester United to push The Blues to a world record three months later to make him an integral part of the 1967 league win. the team.
Alex played side by side with some greats of history including Bobby Charlton, George Best and Dennis Loe, and established himself as a superb goalkeeper and got an invitation to England to face Sweden a week before the European Cup final. Over the next ten years, Alex became an "experienced president" on the united side who ran the run of luck.
The team won the European Cup in 1967, and in 1968, the team entered a downward downward spiral in 1974. However, under the leadership of Tommy Dusherty and a team of "children", United rebounded again and got promoted to the top of the championship In 1975 and the FA Cup in 1977.
In Tottenham Compton to Starkford End Alex Stepney offers a decline in his career, describing his relationships - some good and some bad - with his managers and recalling his friendships with his team mates. Alex also illustrates the feelings of winning the European Cup and the UEFA Cup and describes his feelings by lifting the FA Cup at the end of his career after fearing he will not win..
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