The Red and Blue team welcome Steve Coppell! Steve discusses his early footballing career and university days. How as an early Liverpool fan, he contemplated whether to sign Man Utd or not!!
How did Steve cope with stress when playing? Hear about Steve’s England days, 44 appearances and 7 goals! But what was his favourite goal for England? Hear Steve describe his ‘sweet as a nut’ strike!
Steve discusses his eventual career ending injury. A ‘firework going off in my knee’… How he dealt with having to give up playing professional football but then how he met Ron Noades and his job offer to come and manage the mighty Red and Blue! Steve covers how he set his management team and a certain Mr Ian Wright!
That promotion season! 1988! Were you there? Steve discusses his memories of the Play Off Final, the FA Cup Semi Final and Final! Why wasn’t Ian Wright in the starting XI? Should he have been? Do you have an FA Cup Final Replay replica shirt?!
Steve continues with his memories of the FA Cup and also how Ian Wright leaving affected the team. Who does Steve still refer to as Boss? He discusses when we finished 3rd in the league and our rivalry with a small football team on the south coast. And why one player won’t make a team, but a team can make a player. Plus, don’t miss the special message to Red and Blue listeners from Steve.