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
Birthdate: September 23, 1964
Height: 5ft 11ins
Then - 12 stone
Now - 13 stone
Then - No
Now - No
Then - Ford Escort
Now - BMW 1 Series
Then - None
Coaching: Ramsbottom United, Trafford FC (twice), Salford City (twice), Rossendale United, Chorley.
Playing: Buxton, Accrington Stanley, Hyde United, Rochdale, Crewe Alexandra, Barnsley.
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).