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Des Walker: the great man speaks

It is rare for Des Walker to speak, but when he does, it's pure unadulterated joy. So to celebrate young Tyler signing a four-year contract, here's a lovely little nugget from the vaults.

Here's Des and Stuart, posing next to a koala bear and sporting some busting shell suits
Here's Des and Stuart, posing next to a koala bear and sporting some busting shell suits
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Des Walker is a name that makes those of a certain generation go a bit wobbly at the knees, especially if one is fortunate to share a birthday with the great man (an actual birthday, the same day and everything - although not the same year, that would make this observer as old as...ah, you get the picture).

Anyway, just in case you haven't seen this, here's Des telling a Brian Clough anecdote, which for our money is up there amongst the best and considering the competition, that's not an insignificant achievement:

And just for good measure, here's that single, solitary yet glorious Des Waker goal.