For the series Forgettable Football (socca) Stars: James ‘Freckles’ Platt, Middlesbro’ FC.
Goalkeeper, signed in May 1970 from the Irish League Club #Ballymena United. Was elected Footballer of the Year by his former club and new club, too. Had in emergencies played at centre forward, hampered only by his pronounced limp and a coarse, rural Irish accent.
Height 6ft 1” weight 12 stone 10 lbs. League debut against Blackpool FC. #unnecessary #pointless #colorization - 9 hours ago