Thanks to effective hoarding from an old friend of his, we have recently been gifted with the reappearance of an old interview Wayne gave for the Barnsley programme in - I think - the 85/86 season. Now with the benefit of hindsight and a new role in the game, we've asked Wayne to revisit his answers and update them for a 2bos exclusive.

The real efficient beauty of which is, when you think about it, we didn't even have to come up with any questions...

Full Name: Christoper Wayne Goodison

Birthplace: Wakefield

Birthdate: September 23, 1964

Height: 5ft 11ins



Then - 12 stone

Now - 13 stone


Then - No

Now - No



Then - Ford Escort

Now - BMW 1 Series

Previous Clubs:

Then - None

Now -

Coaching: Ramsbottom United, Trafford FC (twice), Salford City (twice), Rossendale United, Chorley.

Playing: Buxton, Accrington Stanley, Hyde United, Rochdale, Crewe Alexandra, Barnsley.

Worst Injury:

Then - Cartilage in left knee

Now - Bowel Cancer!

Favourite Football League Player and Why:

Then - Peter Reid, a great passer of the ball.

Now - Kevin De Bruyne and Sam Hare, both intelligent passers of the ball.

Favourite Foreign Player and Why:

Then - Maradona, always willing to try the unexpected.

Now -Sergio Busquets, consistently reliable.

Favourite Other Team:

Then - Leeds United

Now - Barnsley...

Best Current British Team:

Then - Southall, Stevens, Sansom, Lawrenson, Ratcliffe, Reid, Hoddle, Strachan, hughes, Rush, Lineker.

Now (Best Current Premier League Team) - Ederson, Alexander-Arnold, Chilwell, Van Dijk, Stones, De Bruyne, Gilmour, Silva, Sterling, Aguero, Mane.

Current International XI:

Then - Southall (Wales), Bossis (France), Junior (Brazil), Lawrenson (Ireland), Briegel (West Germany), Platini (France), Reid (England), Giresse (France), Rush (Wales), Rumenigge (West Germany), Hughes (Wales). 

Now (All Time Non-League Team - Coached) - Shenton (Ramsbottom), Koral (1874), Smart (Trafford), Jones (1874), McCartney (Trafford), Murray (Chorley), Smith (1874), Hare (1874), McGowan (1874), Payne (Trafford), Eatock (Chorley).


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