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  • DEREK W DEREK W Feb 9, 2009 19:00 Flag

    best players (imo)that i ever saw

    yeah danny wss a great wordsith....but he got parkinson diseaes where he could not articulate properly.....terrible....david niven got the same affliction ....he was a raconteur too....there is a story told by greavsy about danny....bill nick was talking about the opposing team on saturday ....he went thro'every player individually ,,,their strengths weaknesses....how to beat them defend etc....he talked for an hour and a half....at the end he said''anybody got anything to add''
    they all laughed....up gets danny and he talked about the opposition for an and a half.....dissecting the opposition....,great....he used to write a column in the 'Sunday Express'....brilliant ....superb control of words....very knowledgeable