John Scales: ‘I punched a hole in the wall when I had to leave Liverpool’

20 January 2019 08:30
The former England defender talks of how Alan Sugar and a smoke alarm changed a career that took him from Wimbledon to Anfield to SpursThe Fox and Grapes sits just off Wimbledon Common. Tucked down a side street, it is now a posh gastropub with pints for £5.75 and well-groomed dogs adorning the floor. It has not always been this way. John Scales sits in a quiet corner in the back, describing the eve of the 1988 FA Cup final and how the Wimbledon team arrived to let off steam the night before facing Liverpool. Related: 14 May 1988: The first FA Cup final penalty save I bought a red Ferrari with the number plate 'J1 RED'. I thought: 'You flash git.' I only drove it into Liverpool twice Related: AFC Wimbledon’s Neal Ardley: ‘If the Crazy Gang happened now we’d all be in prison’ Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian