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RIP Frank Worthington 09:06 - Mar 23 with 1874 viewsMetal_Hacker

Quality goal fella !!

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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:08 - Mar 23 with 1630 viewsPJH

RIP indeed.

It was a quality goal.

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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:09 - Mar 23 with 1623 viewsBluespeed225

Yup, expect to see that a lot today. Even Butcher loves that goal!
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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:15 - Mar 23 with 1591 viewsPhilTWTD

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:09 - Mar 23 by Bluespeed225

Yup, expect to see that a lot today. Even Butcher loves that goal!


RIP indeed. I met Frank briefly at a Huddersfield game a couple of years ago. I also spoke to Terry about that goal and Frank a year ago.

https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-news/38153/butcher-on-the-best-goal-ever-sco
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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:15 - Mar 23 with 1576 viewsgainsboroughblue

Great player. I remember seeing him score a hat-trick down here for Southampton pretty much at the end of his career. He would have been about 36 and was still head and shoulders above the other 21 players on the pitch.

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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:21 - Mar 23 with 1545 viewsWallingford_Boy

Oh no, thats a real shame, he really was quality.

The poor mans Georgie Best.

RIP Sir Bobby

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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:26 - Mar 23 with 1521 viewsgainsboroughblue

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:21 - Mar 23 by Wallingford_Boy

Oh no, thats a real shame, he really was quality.

The poor mans Georgie Best.


Am I right in saying that he signed for Liverpool but failed a medical?

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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:26 - Mar 23 with 1521 viewsKeno

you younger listeners the goal is



McCoist credits Frank for teaching 'a lot' in his early days. As a teenager he moved to Sunderland where the manager with it would be a good idea to give young Ally a mentor who could guide him in the ways of world. He asked Frank Worthington to 'look after the boy'

Also didn't Frank upset Sir Alf arriving for his first England game not in the FA Suit but a 'cowboy unfit'?

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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:28 - Mar 23 with 1504 viewsBlueandTruesince82

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:26 - Mar 23 by Keno

you younger listeners the goal is



McCoist credits Frank for teaching 'a lot' in his early days. As a teenager he moved to Sunderland where the manager with it would be a good idea to give young Ally a mentor who could guide him in the ways of world. He asked Frank Worthington to 'look after the boy'

Also didn't Frank upset Sir Alf arriving for his first England game not in the FA Suit but a 'cowboy unfit'?


WHAT a goal

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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:34 - Mar 23 with 1457 viewsPJH

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:26 - Mar 23 by gainsboroughblue

Am I right in saying that he signed for Liverpool but failed a medical?


Yes, I think that is right.

No doubt it would say on his Wiki page or elsewhere but I seem to remember that.
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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:35 - Mar 23 with 1450 viewsPendejo

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:26 - Mar 23 by Keno

you younger listeners the goal is



McCoist credits Frank for teaching 'a lot' in his early days. As a teenager he moved to Sunderland where the manager with it would be a good idea to give young Ally a mentor who could guide him in the ways of world. He asked Frank Worthington to 'look after the boy'

Also didn't Frank upset Sir Alf arriving for his first England game not in the FA Suit but a 'cowboy unfit'?


Great player, great goal.

Oh and we won that match

uberima fides
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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:35 - Mar 23 with 1452 viewsgainsboroughblue

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:34 - Mar 23 by PJH

Yes, I think that is right.

No doubt it would say on his Wiki page or elsewhere but I seem to remember that.


Just found this. Apparently failed medical due to high blood pressure!

https://talksport.com/football/533125/liverpool-huddersfield-frank-worthington-f

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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:38 - Mar 23 with 1437 viewsSwansea_Blue

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:26 - Mar 23 by Keno

you younger listeners the goal is



McCoist credits Frank for teaching 'a lot' in his early days. As a teenager he moved to Sunderland where the manager with it would be a good idea to give young Ally a mentor who could guide him in the ways of world. He asked Frank Worthington to 'look after the boy'

Also didn't Frank upset Sir Alf arriving for his first England game not in the FA Suit but a 'cowboy unfit'?


That other team must have been rubbish

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RIP Frank Worthington on 09:39 - Mar 23 with 1435 viewsWallingford_Boy

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:35 - Mar 23 by gainsboroughblue

Just found this. Apparently failed medical due to high blood pressure!

https://talksport.com/football/533125/liverpool-huddersfield-frank-worthington-f


Didn't know that!

I wonder how his career may have gone had he signed for them.

RIP Sir Bobby

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RIP Frank Worthington on 10:04 - Mar 23 with 1372 viewsRadlett_blue

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:35 - Mar 23 by gainsboroughblue

Just found this. Apparently failed medical due to high blood pressure!

https://talksport.com/football/533125/liverpool-huddersfield-frank-worthington-f


Although plenty of allegations that Frank had a STD & Shankly thought his lifestyle might not be in keeping with what was required of a Liverpool player. He had 5 good years at Leicester so I don't think it actually worked out badly for him.
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RIP Frank Worthington on 10:33 - Mar 23 with 1327 viewsnshearman1

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:15 - Mar 23 by PhilTWTD

RIP indeed. I met Frank briefly at a Huddersfield game a couple of years ago. I also spoke to Terry about that goal and Frank a year ago.

https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-news/38153/butcher-on-the-best-goal-ever-sco


I was there behind the goal, amazing stuff and a great game! Going into the ground, my girlfriend got told by a security guy to remove her clogs (trendy at the time) as they constituted a dangerous weapon! Those were the days indeed.
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RIP Frank Worthington on 10:46 - Mar 23 with 1300 viewsBloomBlue

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:15 - Mar 23 by PhilTWTD

RIP indeed. I met Frank briefly at a Huddersfield game a couple of years ago. I also spoke to Terry about that goal and Frank a year ago.

https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-news/38153/butcher-on-the-best-goal-ever-sco


Great player, there seemed to be lot more 'flair' players around in that time although that's probably more age clouding my memory

That truly was a great goal, the irony is if that was scored today a lot of fans would blame the defenders
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RIP Frank Worthington on 11:24 - Mar 23 with 1247 viewsBlueNomad

RIP Frank Worthington on 10:46 - Mar 23 by BloomBlue

Great player, there seemed to be lot more 'flair' players around in that time although that's probably more age clouding my memory

That truly was a great goal, the irony is if that was scored today a lot of fans would blame the defenders


There was more flair in those days. There were real "characters" - not sure there are many now.

There were also more flares.........................
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RIP Frank Worthington on 11:36 - Mar 23 with 1220 viewsquirkie

anyone know our scorers that day, did Brazil get a hattrick?

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RIP Frank Worthington on 11:41 - Mar 23 with 1210 viewsgainsboroughblue

RIP Frank Worthington on 11:36 - Mar 23 by quirkie

anyone know our scorers that day, did Brazil get a hattrick?


Brazil got two.
Wark got the other.

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RIP Frank Worthington on 13:04 - Mar 23 with 1135 viewsRadlett_blue

RIP Frank Worthington on 10:46 - Mar 23 by BloomBlue

Great player, there seemed to be lot more 'flair' players around in that time although that's probably more age clouding my memory

That truly was a great goal, the irony is if that was scored today a lot of fans would blame the defenders


England caps for 1970s artists/extroverts/carousers...
Frank Worthington - 8
Alan Hudson - 2
Peter Osgood- 4
Rodney Marsh - 9
Stan Bowles - 5
Charlie George - 1
In some cases Ramsey and Revie had good reasons.
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RIP Frank Worthington on 13:39 - Mar 23 with 1071 viewsBlueForYou

I have memories of Frank doing his ball juggling/keepy uppy display in front of the Ipswich fans in the north stand before a game! Kept it going for ages with the full repertoire. Got some stick at first but had a rousing applause when he finished. Fans loved him. A proper showman, amazingly talented footballer, who should have had way more caps. They don't make em like him anymore.
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RIP Frank Worthington on 17:00 - Mar 23 with 924 viewsEireannach_gorm

Loved Frank, on and off the pitch he seemed to enjoy life to the full.



Ar dheis dé de raibh a anam.
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RIP Frank Worthington on 17:07 - Mar 23 with 921 viewsjaykay

RIP Frank Worthington on 09:08 - Mar 23 by PJH

RIP indeed.

It was a quality goal.

There are a lot leaving us recently from what was a golden age for football-TWTD.


i think this was the goal when even the ref applauded

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RIP Frank Worthington on 18:03 - Mar 23 with 872 viewsronnyd

I was in the old West Stand when Frank scored that goal, Pure class. Once we got over the shock, the whole ground applauded. RIP Frank.
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RIP Frank Worthington on 18:13 - Mar 23 with 853 viewsgainsboroughblue

RIP Frank Worthington on 18:03 - Mar 23 by ronnyd

I was in the old West Stand when Frank scored that goal, Pure class. Once we got over the shock, the whole ground applauded. RIP Frank.


Which goal was that?

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