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Wolves win well worth a wine stop

From Neil Warnock's newspaper column:

We got a great result at Wolves last weekend, winning 3-0, and as I settled back on the bus for the long journey home I thought "I'd really like a glass of wine". So I said to the driver, "Pull up at the first place I can get a bottle of red."

Within a few miles he said, "There's a Tesco Metro, will that do gaffer?" It did. I turned to Matty Lawrence, our centre-half, and said, "Anybody want a lager?" He replied, "Yes please, gaffer." I told them I was paying but anyone that wanted a drink had to get off the coach and fetch it themselves. Ten players followed me.

We got a trolley and trooped around putting in wine for the staff, lagers for most of the players, soft drinks and Crunchies for the young lads, our 16- and 17-year-olds. It took me back to Sunday League days.

There were Wolves fans asking for our autographs and when we got to the checkout desk the cashier said, "Can I have a photo with you, I never thought I'd ever meet you." I said, "See, I'm not as bad as you've heard." I said to the lads, "I've not done that since I was at Notts County, 20 years ago."

It did feel good, but I can't imagine that many teams will be seen pulling up at Tesco's for a drink.



Jan. 21st, 2008 08:44 pm (UTC)
Re: Wolves win
A link to my review would have been perfect here.
Jan. 22nd, 2008 07:16 am (UTC)
Re: Wolves win
If you post it, I'll put in a link!

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