The frustrating thing about England Under-21 centre-half Chris Fairclough was that he was good at Spurs – but literally outstanding for other clubs!
Chris, real name Courtney, made 70 appearances for us. And when he arrived at the Lane in June, 1987, he looked to be exactly what we needed as central defence was an ongoing problem for us at the time.
Image: Chris Fairclough with fellow new signing Johnny Metgod at the start of the 1987-88 season.
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