Saint and Greavsies Funny Old Games: Hilarious Stories from Britains Best-Loved Sporting Duo by Ian St. John
Saint and Greavsie's Funny Old Games
Saint and Greavsie, sport's most loved double-act, have entertained millions of people over the years - first on the football pitches of their respective clubs and countries, then later together on the nation's television screens. They've collected a vast array of stories along the way from fellow sportspeople and pundits: some comical, some crazy, and most downright unbelievable, but all of them thoroughly entertaining. In Saint and Greavsie's Funny Old Games the duo have reunited to tell the very best of these anecdotes in their own unmistakeable style. Containing tales from the dressing-room, secrets about some of the world's biggest stars, and amazing facts from across the sporting spectrum, this hilarious book is the perfect read for any sports fan. Here at Walmart. Your email address will never be sold or distributed to a third party for any reason.
Certainly, crowds had been dropping as the club fell down the league and promotion looked a forlorn hope. Acting on the concerns of fans, the Brakes Trust wrote to the board of directors, who responded by calling an open meeting at the beginning of March. No sooner was the proverbial ink dry on the letter, than the team started to win and, by the time of the meeting, had amassed 13 points from five matches, a record that was enhanced the day after with another win at Merthyr Town to take them back into contention for the play-offs. For those who, like me, used to watch the old Saint and Greavsie Show, featuring Ian St John and Jimmy Greaves, it reminded me of the catchphrase that headlines this article. The show ran from to and, when Greaves was ill at Christmas , he was replaced in successive episodes by a puppet modelled on him from the satirical show Spitting Image. That, at least, was a compliment, unlike when politician Roy Hattersley failed to turn up on the Have I Got News For You show for the third time in and was substituted with a tub of lard! Sadly, it had been revealed that Greaves, one of the greatest scorers to have graced the English games, was likely to remain in a wheelchair for the rest of his life following a severe stroke.
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BRIAN CLOUGH - INTERVIEW ON THE SAINT & GREAVSIE SHOW - 15TH OCTOBER 1988
Soccer legends Ian St. John and Jimmy Greaves have joined forces to produce this hilarious review of the world of sports. Collected here are some of the funniest, most amazing, and downright craziest sporting anecdotes from all of sporting history. Ian St. John is a former soccer player and the author of The Saint. Jimmy Greaves is a former soccer player and the author of Greavsie. Convert currency.
As someone who harked on about a return to the glory days of television coverage of the FA Cup Final, with the build up beginning at breakfast, live coverage from the team hotels and those classic overhead shots of the coaches weaving their way through North London to Wembley, I have a confession to make. The ninth chime from the Great Bell of Big Ben was still making sound waves across the clear blue sky above the City of Westminster when my attention span wobbled like the old Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Nine more hours of the Setanta Sports extravaganza to go if you included the actual match, presentation ceremony and assorted cavorting with trophy. By the time the hapless, not to mention hopeless, Richard Adams on Wembley Way asked a puzzled supporter where he had travelled to yes, to I was fantasizing about spending some time with the Flymo and perhaps a dash for the local garden centre. It is 9. Over to Alex Gordon-Martin at the Everton hotel for his first report of the day. I saw some energy drinks laid out on the table.
Signed by both Ian St. A great read and a vast array of Stories from one of sport's most loved double acts. We have worked very closely with Jimmy over the years and are very sad to say he is now unable to sign any more items due to health problems. About A1 Sporting Speakers. This week our business has been partially sold and the new company are keeping the original eBay site. On this one we will still be selling signed books written by Terry Baker as well as signed books written by others.