Sad to hear another one go and Nobby made us smile as well as making us proud. Good to see him getting a worthy send off because we let some of the others go too lightly. At some later date it will be appropriate to talk of his "long illness".
Did anyone else chuckle at the piece on the BBC news? The journalist was talking over clips from Stiles' career and had got to the bit where he was acknowledging that he was more than an enforcer: " Nobby was hard but he always went for the ball, not the man. " At that precise moment Nobby was scything down an attacking player yards outside the box and the ball was somewhat distant from the challenge.