Now professional footballers, rightly or wrongly, often get a bad press. Overpaid and not exactly the brightest bunch, the much used stereotype.
Now a former Northern Ireland international who played for both Norwich City and Luton Town during his career is claiming that to cut it in the professional game you do need a sharp brain and an ability to think quickly.
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An unsettled day with rain and blustery winds. Brighter and colder by the afternoon.
Increasing cloud and rain overnight. Blustery and cold tomorrow.
Events are taking place in Cambridge, Norwich, Colchester, Southend and Lowestoft today, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.