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Category Archives: TVS Player Profile

Profile Tuesday – Duncan Edwards

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In 1952, aged 16 years and 185 days, Duncan Edwards was the youngest player to appear in the English First Division. In under five playing years he was the driving force behind Manchester United winning two league championships and reaching the European Cup semi final. Tragically, Duncan was lost to his family, friends and the […]

Profile Tuesday – George Robledo

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The first overseas player to become the top goal scorer in the English top division in the 1951-52 season. Having refused to join Newcastle Utd unless they also signed his brother, George Robledo went on to form, arguably, Newcastle’s greatest ever striking partnership alongside Jackie Milburn. Born:        14th April 1926 –  Iquique, Chile    […]

Profile Tuesday – Dave Beasant

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Undeniably underrated but way ahead of his time in English football, Dave Beasant was a key part of the Wimledon side that within 9 years of becoming a Football League team completed an unprecedented four season rise to the top tier of English football. Born:         20 March 1959 –  Willesden, England      […]

Profile Tuesday – Cliff Jones

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Considered by most football experts of the day as the best winger in Europe, Cliff Jones was vital to the Spurs 1960-61 double winning team that also went on to lift the FA Cup in 1962 and the European Cup Winners Cup in 1963. Born:        7 February 1935 –  Swansea, Wales        […]

Profile Tuesday – John Radford

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Arsenal FC’s fourth all time highest goal scorer behind  Cliff Basten, Thierry Henri and Ian Wright and the clubs youngest ever hat-trick scorer (against Wolves in 1965). John Radford was a powerful, fearless and unselfish forward. Born:        22 February 1947 –  Hemsworth, England                        […]

Profile Tuesday – Aristide Guarneri

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Nicknamed “Lo Stopper Gentiluomo”  (The Gentleman Stopper) Guarneri is famed as being a tenacious defender who never received a red-card during his career. A crucial pillar of the Internazionale Team known as La Grande Inter  (The Great Inter) between 1958 and 1967 he helped them secure, back to back, European Cup wins in 1964 and […]

Profile Tuesday – Ian Callaghan

Name:       Ian Callaghan Born:         10 April 1942 – Toxteth, Liverpool, England Position:   Center, Right,  Midfield Club Career:                                                                        […]

Profile Tuesday – Alberto Tarantini

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A tough tackling, fiery tempered, nightlife loving player of undoubted talent, notable for winning the World Cup with Argentina in 1978 without having a club. Born:         3 December 1955 – Ezeiza, Argentina                         Position:   Left Back, Wing Back, Centre Back Club Career:    […]

Profile Tuesday – Albert Johanneson

Name:       Albert Louis Johanneson Born:         13, March 1940 – Germiston, South Africa Position:   Left Winger Club Career                                                                        […]