Date: 13th November 2009 at 3:30pm
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Crystal Palace manager, Neil Warnock (known as Colin ****** to some)has a regular column in the Saturday Independent. Last weekend the former Sheffield United gaffer was praising our own Graham Alexander after reading he had played more than 900 games in his professional career, including 100 league games for the Clarets.

He wrote:

‘What a fantastic achievement, amazing for an outfielder. When he had played about 600 I thought about signing him but I watched him and thought his legs had gone. Three hundred games later he’s 38, still playing and doing so in the Premier League. He’s been an absolute credit and I couldn’t be more delighted for him. He’s a super example for any footballer. I used to hate it, when his team got a penalty. I knew we’d never save it!’

Just goes to show our Colin wasn’t always right although had Alexander been a striker?


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