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Leroy Lita interview: ‘The rose that grew from concrete’ – The meaning beyond the beat for Reds striker

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Barnsley’s Leroy Lita in his Swansea City days. Photo: @LeroyLita8

 

With over 100 career goals, as well as experience at English football’s highest level, Barnsley striker Leroy Lita made a success of the hand he was dealt, and music offers a gateway into his persona, as well as revealing one source of inspiration in particular. Read more →

Craig Hignett interview: Boro Brazilians’ tunes not to everyone’s liking!


Former Middlesbrough keeper Ben Roberts spoke recently on this blog about his love for the music Brazilian duo Juninho and Emerson brought to Teesside, but the South American beats weren’t such a favourite for former teammate and Merseysider Craig Hignett. Read more →

Ben Roberts interview: Samba beat still plays on for Boro cup final keeper

Ben Roberts to the right of Bryan Robson who lifts the trophy with Nigel Pearson as Middlesbrough achieve promotion to the Premier League in 1995

In 1997, Brazilian stars Juninho and Emerson helped Bryan Robson’s Middlesbrough side to two cup finals, leaving a lasting impression along the way on the local lad in goal, Ben Roberts. Read more →