The Soul Of Leeds In 50 Moments (No 21)
The hardest of hard men Bobby Collins was the pint-sized colossus behind Leeds' rise from 2nd division obscurity to a team that lost the title on goal difference in their first season up in 1965. An igneous hard man, it went sour for him when a Torino psychopath broke his femur in the Fairs Cup. Visiting him in hospital, Jack Charlton saw him throw back the bed clothes to reveal a rusty bolt through his leg. "He thought it was funny," he recalled.
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