“Oh When the Saints Go Marching In” …

Kevin Day, writer, broadcaster, comedian and Palace for Life Trustee talks to Richard Foster about going to watch Palace away at Southampton in September 1989. Kevin Day harbours a simmering resentment of how Southampton ruined his dreams as a 15-year-old. “During the glorious FA Cup run of 1976,” Day says. “I had been to bothContinue reading ““Oh When the Saints Go Marching In” …”

The Sound of the Crowd

The late, great Jock Stein was the first British manager to win the European Cup.  In 1967 he led his Lisbon Lions – made up of players who all lived within a few miles’ radius of Parkhead – to victory over the indomitable and cosmopolitan Inter Milan. That feat should be Stein’s most enduring legacy.Continue reading “The Sound of the Crowd”