Phil LUFC wrote:I'm too young to remember him as a player (well, tail end of his career at QPR but no reason for him to stand out in my mind) but always liked him as a pundit.
Started off his career as a tough player typical of the era, but matured into a much more silky player who always looked after the ball.
Believe me AC Milan didn't import british players back then unless they had a bit of class.
I understand that the induced coma came as a result of the bang his head took when he fell whilst having the heart attack.
He's 61 but probably has more miles on the clock as a result of alcohol problems as he struggled like many to adapt to life without football. Hence him playing till 40 when nobody did back then.
The other problem was the prescription drugs. In order to cope with the pressure of being Chelsea captain at 18 he went to the doctor. He was prescribed Valium and took it for years. Anyone who's encountered people on that shit will know how it fucks you up.