‘What’s the big boat that catches fish?’ – Watkins recalls famous Cantona speech

Maurice Watkins can still remember the conversation with Eric Cantona which spawned the famous “seagulls and trawlers” speech that became one of the defining moments of the Frenchman’s career.

It was March 31, 1995, and Cantona had just had a 14-day custodial sentence reduced on appeal to community service following a kung-fu attack on Crystal Palace fan Matthew Simmons, which happened 25 years ago on Saturday.

Both Cantona and Watkins, from 1984 to 2012 a...
source: Oxford Mail

2020-01-24 20:23
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