If a club should be proud of any past player then nobody deserves that accolade more than Vivian Woodward.
An Edwardian gentleman in every aspect of the word, he took that sense of right and wrong with him onto the pitch where being correct in all things was more important to him than success.
In the days when brawn was more important than brain, Woodward’s game was based on touch, dribbling, skill and passing. Indeed, he was so much respected by all on the field that even the officials called him ‘Sir.’
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