John Fashanu

English Premier League

Watch ‘The Crazy Gang,’ the Full-Length Documentary About Wimbledon FC [VIDEO]

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BT Sport recently premiered a brand-new documentary about Wimbledon FC entitled "The Crazy Gang."

The full-length documentary features exclusive interviews with most of the players who were The Crazy Gang and featured for Wimbledon in their famous FA Cup victory in the 1988 final against Liverpool at Wembley Stadium.

Watch ‘The Crazy Gang,’ the Full-Length Documentary About Wimbledon FC [VIDEO]

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BT Sport recently premiered a brand-new documentary about Wimbledon FC entitled "The Crazy Gang."

The full-length documentary features exclusive interviews with most of the players who were The Crazy Gang and featured for Wimbledon in their famous FA Cup victory in the 1988 final against Liverpool at Wembley Stadium.

Do Players Need To Like Each Other?

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Bear with me... this is, indeed, a Post about the current Arsenal team (it will get there eventually).

Way back in the early 1990s an ex Arsenal lad who had moved to pastures new was tearing up the Premier League, scoring goals for fun.

I refer to one Andrew Cole, who had two great seasons at Newcastle from 1993 to 1995.

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Fashanu Police: Former Wimbledon Striker Jailed In Nigeria Over Alleged Property Scam

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John Fashanu will have spent time in some real dives while coming up the leagues with Millwall and Wimbledon but nothing quite as dicey as a Nigerian prison.

Incidentally, that's exactly where 'Fash' found himself earlier this month after being arrested on suspicion of "criminal conspiracy" in the Nigerian capital city of Abuja, with claims he duped a friend in the process.

Retro Football: John ‘Fash The Bash’ Fashanu Discusses His Martial Arts Expertise (Video)

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"We all read the newspapers"

Never the most technically adeptstriker, John Fashanu tended to make up for anyshortcomings in finesse bywhat's known in the trade as 'putting it about a bit'.

A deeply cerebral and spiritual man, Fashanu sought to intellectualise his lumpen stylebykidding himself thathis violently-chucked elbows were a staunch elementof his profound martial arts expertise.

Football Hardmen: Francis Benali Up-Ends John Fashanu 1990 (Video)

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Southampton full-back Francis Benali gives Wimbledon's John Fashanu a taste of his own medicine with this crunching tackle in their old First Division clash with the aggressor Benali receiving a red card!

It was usually the other way around in the eighties and nineties when the Crazy Gang came to town with Vinny Jones and Dennis Wise amongst quite a few who would only be delighted to put in a tackle like this one, when men were men!