Philippe Albert: ‘Keegan would buy fish and chips and the drinks for our Newcastle team’

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The former Newcastle defender on Asprilla, that goal against Manchester United and working as a greengrocer after football

“When we travelled back to Newcastle from London, we often had five or six hours to kill on the coach. On the way Steve Watson used to bring videos and Viz comics. Even if we didn’t understand everything, Kevin and the whole team were always laughing. On the way back, before we got on the motorway, Kevin used to stop the coach at a petrol station, go and buy some drinks out of his own pocket and bring them back for the team: red wine, white wine, lager, water, soft drinks. Then, when we passed a certain place on the M1, he would buy us all fish and chips.”

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Written by Michael Butler
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/nov/17/philippe-albert-newcastle-keegan-asprilla-manchester-united-interview under the title “Philippe Albert: ‘Keegan would buy fish and chips and the drinks for our Newcastle team’”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.