The GLENN HODDLE thread

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I Remember seeing him play on the artificial picth at Loftus road and after watching a majority of Qpr home games during 3 years in the eraly 80's only 1 player ever stood out and that was Hoddle with his awesome control and precision passing on the plastic pitch , he orchastrated a great 5-2 thrashing with crooks as well, i believe it was mainlt Bobby Robson who messed up Hoddles england carreer dropping him for Neil bloody webb !!!!!!should of and could of played over 100 caps for England
 

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I Remember seeing him play on the artificial picth at Loftus road and after watching a majority of Qpr home games during 3 years in the eraly 80's only 1 player ever stood out and that was Hoddle with his awesome control and precision passing on the plastic pitch , he orchastrated a great 5-2 thrashing with crooks as well, i believe it was mainlt Bobby Robson who messed up Hoddles england carreer dropping him for Neil bloody webb !!!!!!should of and could of played over 100 caps for England
yep i saw the 5-2 - Hod was amazing that day

actually I think the rot started with Ron Greenwood when after Hod's wonder debut, he dropped him immediately - great stuff there Ron

tho agree about Robson and Webb!!!!!
 
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Yeah i heard a funny story about that game from John Lacy , i know he likes speaking alot lol but if true it was quite funny , the morning of that game lacey and another coach went in to see Jim smith in his office when he saw him drinking some whiskey, Lacey asked why and Jim reply was i have just seen Hoddle and crooks warm up on the oitch out side and it looks like they have been bloofy playing on the surface all their lives how ironic a few hours later we hammer them 5-2
 

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Yeah i heard a funny story about that game from John Lacy , i know he likes speaking alot lol but if true it was quite funny , the morning of that game lacey and another coach went in to see Jim smith in his office when he saw him drinking some whiskey, Lacey asked why and Jim reply was i have just seen Hoddle and crooks warm up on the oitch out side and it looks like they have been bloofy playing on the surface all their lives how ironic a few hours later we hammer them 5-2
:) y16

have some rep for bringing back some good memories
 

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I'll tell you a side of Glenn that only a few of us witnessed first hand.

It was the day we lost to Everton in the FA Cup in 1983 after winning the Cup 2 years on the trot. We took about 10.000 fans up to Goodison and lost for the first time in 3 years. On the way back, we stopped at a service station for something to eat. There was about 20 of us.

As we got back on our minibus, the Spurs Team Coach pulled in and Glenn Hoddle and the rest got off. One of our mates brother, who was 16 and a little retarded ran over to Glenn and started hugging him. Glenn, turned to us and said through all his dissapointment if he could take our mates' brother on the Team bus and we could collect him at WHL.

The sight of seing this young lad on the bus sitting next to Glenn and hugging him still as the Team bus pulled away will always remain with me. Glenn proved that night, what a great he was.
 

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I'll tell you a side of Glenn that only a few of us witnessed first hand.

It was the day we lost to Everton in the FA Cup in 1983 after winning the Cup 2 years on the trot. We took about 10.000 fans up to Goodison and lost for the first time in 3 years. On the way back, we stopped at a service station for something to eat. There was about 20 of us.

As we got back on our minibus, the Spurs Team Coach pulled in and Glenn Hoddle and the rest got off. One of our mates brother, who was 16 and a little retarded ran over to Glenn and started hugging him. Glenn, turned to us and said through all his dissapointment if he could take our mates' brother on the Team bus and we could collect him at WHL.

The sight of seing this young lad on the bus sitting next to Glenn and hugging him still as the Team bus pulled away will always remain with me. Glenn proved that night, what a great he was.
 

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Hoddle best goals
Anfield,Watford, Wimbledon,Sunderland ( he scored from a free kick the ref disallowed it and he put it in the other corner and scored) and Oxford.
 

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Happy Birthday Glenn. On his 22nd birthday he scored the winner against the European Champions Nottingham Forest. Keeper Aleksic punted upfield, Armstrong and Jones nodded on and Hoddle volley past Peter Shilton into the far top corner.

The ball had never touched the ground and The Big Match hailed it as Goal of the Season. Makes good viewing on You Tube.
 

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Happy Birthday Glenn. On his 22nd birthday he scored the winner against the European Champions Nottingham Forest. Keeper Aleksic punted upfield, Armstrong and Jones nodded on and Hoddle volley past Peter Shilton into the far top corner.

The ball had never touched the ground and The Big Match hailed it as Goal of the Season. Makes good viewing on You Tube.

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My first game at The Lane - it was awesome.

 

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This one deserves a mention as it was scored in the best kit ever and my favourite Hoddle goal.

Hoddle side of his right foot, Ardiles chip.... Rest is History.

 

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This one deserves a mention as it was scored in the best kit ever and my favourite Hoddle goal.

Hoddle side of his right foot, Ardiles chip.... Rest is History.

Yep v Man Utd, my favourite Hoddle goal ever, and what a selection he gave us to choose from, the chip at Watford for instance.
 
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