He can cook too! According to the 1958/59 edition of Charles Buchan’s Soccer Gift Book, Tommy Docherty owned a cafe in Preston and had something of a reputation for cooking up the best Cornish pasties in the area.
He was still with Preston North End at the time this photo was taken but signed for Arsenal soon after.
Sheffield FC celebrate their 100th birthday.
Held at Bramall Lane on the 24th October 1957. Exactly 100 years to the day that Sheffield FC were officially founded. This match versus Queen’s Park of Scotland is the World’s first ever football club centenary celebration fixture.
Bramall Lane was also the venue for Sheffield FC’s 125th anniversary match against Manchester United and the 150 years celebration game against Inter Milan.