Express Football Heroes


Triumphant: Daily Express Wembley Press Cup winners 1996 are, from left: Ian Walker, Steve Usher, Howard Wheatcroft, Mike Graham, Frank Malley, Des Kelly, Lee Clayton, Matt Dickinson, Robert Jobson, Charlie Sale (captain), Mike Allen, Steve Nolan and Mark Palmer.

The picture is taken from Frank Malley’s new book Living on the Deadline: Inside Stories, Offbeat Observations and Global Adventures of a Top Sports Writer.

Frank reports: 'The Express years in Manchester and London are covered and Emers [David Emery] and his long lunches inevitably feature. The purpose of the book is to raise cash for Multiple Sclerosis.

The paperback, published by Pitch, is available at all good bookshops and from Amazon.

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