Norman Hunter walked out early last game "cant watch anymore of that" as he left.
Eddie Gray commentates every week, he hant been impressed recently.
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Probably the same in all/most leagues of the time?Clacton White wrote: ↑Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:14 pmPeople though of that era always say what a dirty side they were and also mention the gamesmanship .....but in that respect they were a forerunner of the modern sides , as for the dirty - well a lot of people seem to conveniently forget that every team had its hard man . Leeds just had more and were better at it .
The Italians were hardly softies and the Germans could dish it out.
The Dutch didn't exactly allow teams to walk over them either marrying skill and steel.
It's why I prefer to watch the old re-runs of The Big Match on telly.
'Proper football' as my eldest lad calls it.
The only live football I watch on telly is when Ireland are in action.
League of Ireland getting better skill-wise, but still with a nod to putting the boot in!