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Trevor Francis

Trevor John Francis (born 19 April 1954 in Plymouth, England), is a former footballer who won the European Cup with Nottingham Forest and played for England 52 times. 5.0/5

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In 1979 Trevor Francis became the first player to move for £1,000,000 when he was sold by Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest.
Disagree. Otherwise, there'll never ever be a new Brian Clough, or Trevor Francis, or Asa Hartford, Derek Statham, Bryan Robson...
This is my next event! Performing as part of a cast of dope supporting acts with Trevor Francis from BBC's The...
Lambert: "my idol was Trevor Francis, I even drew a *** on my head to be like him"
fairly sure it was Trevor Francis. If not him then Ron Atkinson. So yeah, *** !
If you're bored at work, how about a quick game of Electronic Striker with Trevor Francis?
An over priced Trevor Francis was a hype too.Bale's pace'll trouble La Liga defences whether Madrid got him for £30m or £85m
when i look back to 1977, many questioned the Trevor Francis one million pounds price tag...Bale might prove worthy
Love the Chappy video mate. Couldn't believe the American part. My dad has ALWAYS told me how good Trevor Francis was
only if there'll be some Trevor Francis tracksuits from a mush at Shepherd's Bush, bush, bush, bush, bush, bush, bush...
As far as players debuts go,nothing could top Trevor Francis's at Stoke when he scored twice. One of the best days at a game that was.
Trevor Francis is leading worship this morning - and we're playing some great tunes :)
would have sounded better in a Trevor Francis shirt
it's Saturday night you and Del Boy never stop sell hocking gear. Any Trevor Francis track suits left?
$139 for a textbook is ridiculous. I'm not paying that. Imagine what Trevor Francis would be worth today.
It is. Guest judges like Alan Shearer and Trevor Francis and I mute my TV.
has he not rang yet?! If Trevor Francis had been manager it would have been a different story!
so Christiano is peeved that he may no longer be most expensive player. Spare a thought for poor Trevor Francis
Lets see how many likes we can get for Blues Legend Trevor Francis today
I thought Trevor Francis was worlds first 1million pound player???
Trevor Francis tracksuits from a mush in Shepherds Bush.
are you watching BT sport? I think Michael Owen has caught the permanent cold of Trevor Francis!
its people like trevor Francis holding the England team/youth back. this aint technicolour days anymore the games moved on
Trevor Francis's debut. I was there and they'd sold out of programmes
Trevor Francis is still rocking a mullet in 2013
Yep!! I remember the first £ million player Trevor Francis, we thought THAT was obscene.
Forest bid for Trevor Francis/ur behind the times! If Barnes is at LUFC, Francis is coming to City! :)
You mentioned Trevor Francis "2nd time around" When was the 1st time ? I think you were thinking of Gerry
Yeah Trevor Francis demanded he come to Wednesday on trial. Eric refused as he was a full FRAN international.
On BBC1: Plymouth woman woke up sounding Chinese; would be more surprising if she’d been from China and woke up talking like Trevor Francis
Ha might have been news when Trevor Francis moved across the midlands for £1m but not so much now. Bigger story is why.
A new favorite: Trevor Francis 'A Change Is Gonna Come' by 2013thevoiceuk on
He picked up the phone and rang Big Ron, Terry Venables & Trevor Francis, get me some players lads!!
A day late on this but when I read of Gareth Bale going for £85M I just think - wow, that’s 85 x Trevor Francis.
Musing over Trevor Francis being the first £1m footballer.
Trevor Francis scoring first half goal against Ajax in euro semi followed by Robbos penalty in 2nd half.
Feb 1979 - Trevor Francis at after becoming Britain's most expensive player h…
Thirty four years since Trevor Francis became the first million pound player...Gareth Bale,you're a jammy Welsh person.
I think during the climax when Burnley's reserve left back goes to Brentford for a Trevor Francis-smashing £100,002.38p
Maybe pro footballers aren't the financial investment I thought. Got a Trevor Francis I paid £1m for in the loft & have I had any offers?!
100 million Euros? I still remember people thinking that Trevor Francis was over priced.
Trevor Francis has become the first £1m player
Ok. He was the first to pay £1mill (Trevor Francis).another £84mill. wouldn't have fazed him lol
Tricky Trevor Francis went for a million in 1979 and that was enough for me .lets shut the transfer window for good .
I remember when Trevor Francis went to Forest for a million quid and we all thought the game had gone mad now look at it
Peter Taylor has just been on the Big Match. He confirmed that Forest have made a bid for Birmingham's Trevor Francis.
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Trevor Francis cost £1m in 1979. Bale's gone for €100m. At this rate of inflation, by the year 2047, record fee will hit…
Nottingham Forrest FC announce the signing of Trevor Francis for a staggering 1 million pounds.
I think we should put a bid in for Trevor Francis... Or Alan Brazil, he's supposed to be good as well.
When Brian Clough signed Trevor Francis for £1m that was a record and just about justifiable. Bale was signed for a small country’s GDP.
Just been sitting with Trevor Francis. He tells me the 'great' John Robertson has been unwell. Best wishes in your recovery John
Dietmar Hamann & Trevor Francis do not believe many other teams in the CL will fear Schalke in the group stages:
what's-names pictures frames & leather goods,& Trevor Francis track suits from a mush in Shepherds Bush, no income tax, no VAT no money back
So we get Blue Peter boy and Trevor Francis. The SkySports summer holiday needs to end sharpish.
1 from each decade I've been watching; Trevor Francis, *** Harford, Louie Donowa, Dugarry, Seb Larsson
Trevor Francis back combs his pubes to look like Tom Huddlestone. Fact
Trevor Francis looks more like Arthur Scargill every day! ;)
"The sale of the club's most exciting prospect since Trevor Francis is a crushing blow". What about Darren Carter?
Marin Keown has got to be the worst commentator ever...well apart from Trevor Francis!
WHERE'S TREVOR FRANCIS? HE'S YOUR BEST FOOTBALL ANALYST! No offence to the others, but he's the smartest too. Excelsior.
We need to focus on this sort of thing.With PCT he'd have been "encouraged" to plead guilty4profit.
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Clue 6 - I was a Trevor Francis signing, who am I?
Listening to Trevor Francis analyse football matches is equivalent to listening to good music and eating icecream. Best analyst ever.
"Brazil played the longest 1-2 in history in the build up for the goal" Trevor Francis
Just heard about trevor francis get well soon xxx
1982 England scrape past Kuwait 1-0 in the group stages of Espana82, thanks to a Trevor Francis goal
... Bryan Robson / Trevor Francis as well. Came to train at our school
Today in 1982 - Trevor Francis hit the winner as England beat Kuwait 1-0 and win Group 4 in Bilbao
"But when it concerns the most exciting talent produced from within since Trevor Francis, it curdles the blood."
Was the away end in 70s but stood there as a kid as cheaper Remember 3-2 v Birmingham 1972, 25,000 that day.Trevor Francis was 18
I was never sure Trevor Francis really wanted to come to City but what a debut!
not to bothered about Redmond and Davies if they go, when you've lived through Trevor Francis leaving you'll know what pain is!
. Prior to the 1979 European cup final, John McGovern, Trevor Francis and Shilton went bowling + quasar, turning up at HT
you gave Trevor Francis a semi at 16?!!
The only thing I have to say about Wimbledon is that I went to the semis with Trevor Francis when I was sixteen.
News: Football legend Trevor Francis’ son cleared of burglary
First trip to Becks and Michael for company (oh and Trevor Francis!).
Trevor Francis & Gordon Ross overturn conviction of police officer for neglect at Court of Appeal
Trevor Francis was sacked over the phone by Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan. Francis's response? "But it's my birthday!"
Even Trevor Francis was allowed his dignity.and look at him !
Trevor Francis got 12 in 8 games as a 16 yr old for several of them dribbles from halfway line
Please rename the Bridgford after Peter Taylor, the Main stand after John Robertson & the Trent End after Trevor Francis.
Email WePlayMusic4 guestlist. Voice UK 2013 | Trevor Francis will be there - 30/6/13
Son of Trevor Francis cleared of burgling home of Lee Hendrie
Trevor Francis’ son cleared of burgling home of former footballer - General news - Yorkshire Post:
Q18. Who was head-hunted to take over from Trevor Francis at Birmingham City?
Teams for the Blue-Red Scrimmage Tryout: BLUE- Tyler Neville, Gabe Melmed, Shawn Curran, Cameron Archer, Tom Burns, Jacob Guay, Jacob Earl, Cody Collins, Tucker Rice, Seth Yachinin, Andrew Catlin. RED- Tyler Eddy, Jon Deshaine, Evan Pelkey, Ryan Gagne, Ethan Hall, Tyler Young, DJ Monteith, Ryan Ward, Trevor Francis, Patrick Quimby. Rosters subject to change due to attendance at the third tryout. Players on Blue come prepared with baseball pants and a blue shirt. Players on Red come prepared with baseball pants and a red shirt. Thank you and see you on Sunday at Husson. We can begin throwing and stretching prior to 9:30am. The scrimmage will begin at 9:30. Be EARLY!
From Best to Drogba, the top 10 European Cup final goals of all time This Saturday at Wembley will see two of Europe’s finest clubs clash as Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund battle in the final of the Champions League. Many anticipate a thriller between the German sides and with technically gifted players on show, there is a high chance of top quality strikes grabbing the attention. But will any goals this weekend be able to compare with the great European Cup final goals of all time? Here Sportsmail compiles a list of the 10 finest. 10. Trevor Francis – Nottingham Forest 1-0 Malmo (30/5/1979) Trevor Francis was famously the first £1m player after Brian Clough brought the forward to the City Ground and he sure made it a worthwhile investment. In reality much of the credit for this goal should go to John Robertson. The Scot’s change of pace down the left flank saw him beat two defenders, before he looped a cross to the far post and out of the keeper’s reach for a grateful Francis to pounce with ...
Trevor Francis instructed in £8m Property Fraud at Leeds Crown Court.
How is Trevor Francis getting paid to commentate on football matches
R.Madrid v Dortmund is live on AJS+3 today at 21:00 Mecca. Gary Lineker will be joined by Graeme Souness, Trevor Francis & Steve McManaman.
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Good to hear veterans like old experienced former players & coaches David Pleat & Trevor Francis analyzing EPL soccer on TV in USA? Good?
Does SAF rue not signing David Hirst for example in the same way Trevor Francis might have for not getting Cantona.
"Are any former footballers named after European countries?" "Trevor Francis." "Is he? Oh good."
Tough World Cup Qualifier game, even Trevor Francis would not have got a headache a few hours before KO for that one!
Watching the game online and stuck with Trevor Francis, at least it is not David Pleat i guess.
it has to be Trevor Francis, a true bluenose
A million? I suppose if a million fee is good enough for Trevor Francis, then it will be good enough for me!! =)
ENGLAND UPDATE! Leighton Baines is modelling himself on Trevor Francis!
I went round to see Trevor Francis today and he offered me cannabis. I got quite excited until he came back into the room with a Heineken.
Wife just said "That boy (Baines) looks like Trevor Francis's son," How do u know Trevor Francis and not Baines? My brother collected cards
I'm watching England on Al Jazera. Trevor Francis is summarising *resists temptation to say anymore*
Trevor Francis an *** He suggests: Welbeck should be playing for his height - like he scores loads of headers Carrick instead of Lescott
Trevor Francis track suit from a mush in Shepherds Bush!
I do, I got Trevor Francis to do a free interview :-)
If you are looking for more unobvious ones, Trevor Francis!! First Million Pound player, Birmingham City legend!
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Trevor Francis is probably one of the most boring pundit there is. Yawn
Trevor Francis: Balotelli is miles ahead of Neymar. A big influence in the 2nd half.
Wow, Trevor Francis loves him some ... just said he's miles ahead of Neymar, bossed the second half
Ray Wilkins and Trevor Francis gushing over DDR . and rightly so
Ray Wilkins and Trevor Francis on Jazeera "Italy the better team"
Live coverage of Italy v Brazil is coming up on +3 shortly. will be joined in the studio by Trevor Francis and Ray Wilkins.
Take your hands out of your pockets." More advice, this time for a young Trevor Francis as he receives an award from the Master Manager.
Evan Procaccini announces that he will return for his 5th year at St. Francis. This will increase his record of most JV starts on the ice.
Trevor Francis is a worse commentator than Andy Townsend. Didn't think that was possible.
Well Trevor Francis has been banded about with Michael Wiseman but they are hardly a Far East Group
If Kyle leaves St Francis to go play hockey for the U.S. development team I'm throwing him a party with no holding back.
he's old though. I think he scored against blues in the play-off semi-final where Trevor Francis took players off the pitch
best memory of was him celebrating goal v Greece at old Trafford. jumping on Trevor Francis back in comentry box
Reading The Loss of Chapter Twenty-One by Mark Hodder. Sherlock Holmes and Sir Richard Francis Burton meet in September of 1888.
"The first baby didn't like it, but after that they got into the mood." — BBC World News description of Pope Francis taken out of context.
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Not the 1st time that 1000s of people have sat watching someone called Francis on TV and not understood a word, eh Trevor?
Richard Francis Burton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia remembering this extraordinary life and work today
Just re-watching the Villa QPR match again & Kevin Friend's reffing gets worse on second viewing - even Trevor Francis is slating him!
Baz just read ur book decent reading, your fear of Trevor Francis was like me when injured running after u
Tom can you clarify the comments made by Trevor Francis at the 70's night. Apparently he said he is coming back to Blues?
Me and Trevor Francis got arrested on indecent exposure, and carrying a deadly weapon charges in Thailand once. The weapon was my truncheon
Shouldnt Trevor Francis be sacked after his Alzheimer's "joke" about Sir Doug Ellis thinking Peter Withe was playing for
Oh my god..Trevor FFrancis still calling keeper Guzman in spite of commentator correctly calling him Guzan. How thick is he?!
Think your next album should be sung doing your Trevor Francis impression! Good luck fella!
Remember when Trevor Francis come to work and you shed a tear while he was talkin 😢
Nice to see Pope Trevor Francis give first sunday mass on Vatican balcony today before shooting off to Cyprus to withdraw all his greenbacks
UEFA Cup 1/4 final v Bayern Munich, scoring in the same goal as Trevor Francis v Malmo.
not as bad as Trevor Francis on football first... called lowton weimann then apologised and said it was Westwood
and also Trevor Francis on Football First confusing Matt Lowton with pretty every other player that started yesterday too.
Trevor Francis was full of them on Sky Sports...Guzman in goal, Baker playing about 40 mins after he went off
Yep he did & Trevor Francis on Sjy thort chance he missed - Lowton was Weimann then said oh no it was Westwood...
It's great to watch Villa win but even better when Trevor Francis is commentating and you can feel his disappointment in the win
& Trevor Francis comes straight to mind.
Francis:"Chance for Weimann. Actually it wasn't Weimann it was Westwood". Rob P:"It was actually Lowton". Glad to have you on board, Trevor.
fairplay to skysports, making football first even more watchable by letting Trevor Francis cast his eyes over Villa's win today
Trevor Francis is a terrible commentator for Sky
Trevor Francis should never ever commentate again!
Watching Sky Sports and I'm pretty sure the Villa fans celebrated so hard during our third goal that Trevor Francis' mic broke.
Villa Park is so loud after Benteke's winner that it drowns out Trevor Francis. Good.
Trevor Francis sounds like he's constantly got a wheezy chest
God Trevor Francis is a useless, unknowledgeable ***
2 quality commentators on game of the day. Trevor Francis seems keen to call our keeper Guzman. In which case I'll call him ***
How does Trevor Francis have a job on commentary? Twice he got Lowton wrong, first he was Weimann,and then he corrected himself to Westwood
What a state Trevor Francis is. No clue
Trevor Francis, I had to listen to you earlier, now you're giving me the hump cos you talk *
nice, we just shared a hot dog before going to pub, btw, Trevor Francis introduced Paul Carrack
"Throw-ins are a big part of Stoke's game". What a sad statement of truth by Trevor Francis.
get clark out and get Trevor Francis and Steve Claridge in for the rest of the season
Listening to Trevor Francis on live stream , what a cxxx.
Trevor Francis has just said that WHU v Stoke has lacked quality.
About time I paid for a quality stream 2watch the mighty potters. Just a shame the knob trevor francis is commentating! stoke
Who did the get for Trevor Ariza? If you answered a lazy Steve Francis with a large contract, you're correct.
I saw Trevor Francis in his pomp. He looked ridiculous, should have wore a cummerbund
of course saint Trevor Francis of Small Heath and greater Birmingham.
Think Dad should get told off. He's the fool who didn't check game. Should set up account to ask for password if purchasing!
As long as Hierarchy believe he is doing their bidding. Soul Destroying.
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Trevor Francis has a real mans haircut!
Trevor Francis? I'd love to ask him what he was thinking not signing Eric Cantona :-
I'd like to tell Trevor Francis that Quinton Fortune's goal at Middlesbrough was onside. I think he's still outraged
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A benefit game of some sort I think. Weymouth v Birmingham City in late 70s. Trevor Francis played as I recall.
Hi Rob, any chance of reading/RT my interview with Trevor Francis? Be greatly appreciated
You know you want to read about what Trevor Francis had to say when interviewed him, so have a look:
Brum v Wolves mid 70's with Trevor Francis there.
Trevor Francis looking forward to attending the Fraud Lawyers Association inaugural event this pm.
First £1m man Trevor Francis tells about price tags and Clough via
vs Francis the 1st £1m player 1st game(I think)we won 2-1 and my dad jumped on the wall 2 cheer
Souness, Trevor Francis and David Holmes - the rangers top of kings !! RT
"Yes", "No", "Next item" is all I'll be saying. Keep LA in check and we should be out in time :-)
just realised we have Governors meet next Tues. Errr...can we make our excuses in advance for a 7.40 departure?!
Wait a second, Trevor Francis is in that picture?
they maybe missed out on Bale but they had Trevor Francis in his prime least Trev isn't alittle welsh *** like
Had a brief chat with Trevor Francis about his time at Sampdoria for the Brits Abroad series.
Yep. Most clubs have it to varying degrees. But same principal. For you I guess it's Trevor Francis.
This was quite a nice read. Trevor Francis reminiscing about his time in Italy. Actually has nice stuff to say -
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Yeh we could do with a Trevor Francis type poacher
The 80s were much more innocent. Graeme Souness and Trevor Francis in Shoot
A classic 80s picture from the pages of Shoot! Graeme Souness, Trevor Francis, a yacht, and not much else ...
Just saw Trevor Francis in a bar in Spain
watch out girls. It is Francis "The Game Changer" McNeil. Pounding girls since the Paleozoic Era
Gran: has that Trevor Francis played today.? Nat: do you mean John Terry.! Gran: oh yeah...
What-oh Stubbsman! No, thankfully we don't. We have Peter Drury and Trevor Francis.
I'm going to cancel my subscription to if I have to listen to bloody Trevor Francis commentate on another WBA game.
Watching the AC-Barca game on with Ray Wilkins, Trevor Francis & Steve McManaman.
A reminder to join us in 15 minutes on AJS+3 for Milan v Barcelona. Joining are Ray Wilkins, Trevor Francis & Steve McManaman
Charlie Nicholas, Trevor Francis, John Collins and Stewart Robson look at way forward for Arsene W...
The difference between a JUKI and a Kenmore... besides noise, price, and location in my sewing room (although a Kenmore definitly has a job to do in my sewing room) is that with my JUKI, I can finish a large hobo suit bag the same night as I started (when Spencer got home from school). Thank you Cathie Rahn, (Mama [and Dad too but he isn't on FB]), Franci Jacobs, and the Schell family (Toni Schell). I love my machine. Trevor even came down to keep me company after supper. :)
Thanks to Trevor Francis and Jimmy Walker for appearing on today. ... Listen again on the iplayer
Ronnie Irani , talk about state the bleeding obvious, makes Trevor Francis sound opinionated
Waiting at Frome Town for Kenny Dalglish and Trevor Francis to arrive! Tons of people here, will be lucky to get a photo, fingers crossed on that!
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Question 185: Who is the youngest scorer of a hat-trick in top-flight football? Trevor Francis / Michael Owen / Jimmy Greaves / Alan Shearer -tzh
1 February 1979 Trevor Francis, aged 24, became the first £1M footballer in England, when he signed for Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest.
as long as you can ignore the tedious dull tones of Trevor Francis.
Craig Burley is crap, but not as bad as Trevor Francis or David Pleat.
Sky have got many commentators/summerisors to choose from.why Niall Quinn??? Even Ray Wilkins and Trevor Francis are better!
my first boots were a pair of Adidas Trevor Francis
I am starting to think the Enbridge guy has a crush on 3 visits in the past day & a half...
i remember Trevor Francis saying pep will join an epl club. They all failed, Lol
randomfactthe club's first £1m signing was England goalie Chris Woods who Trevor Francis signed from Rangers for £1.2m in 1991
me too, in Trevor Francis' hay day !
Q. why doesn't sir trevor go out dwarf ? A. Because he'd eat her .
pissing myself at sir Trevor McDonald
Messi is valued at £73 Million on FIFA 13, that's 73 Trevor Francis's!
I hear that mate, not good. Hopefully someone will help you out. Still remember Trevor Francis strutting his stuff
Many thanks to commentating legend Ian Darke and football legend Trevor Francis for dropping in to MGM.
John Turpin and Trevor Owen Francis you to have been such a blessing to me.these past few hours... thank you for...
"The top backup was rookie free agent Justin Francis, as he came on as a sub rusher over Trevor Scott..."
Clough in one of amusing moods=signed Trevor Francis from Birmingham=pound less than 1 million? Then told him to make tea 4 team?
So Trevor Moore. First at the helm of Jessops. Then six months ago he took over at HMV. That'll look good on his CV.
The challenge facing Britain in Europe is not Germany, America or Tory Europhiles, but political courage... ...
The man likes a good ole fashion movie night. is the most fabulous of mancandy.
Trevor Scott! And Justin Francis! Bringing the pressure there, love the stepping up by the defense.
nobody threatens to throw my Trevor Francis Sheffield Wednesday towel in the pool and gets away with it...vengeance
So cool 2 hear from trevor francis on aljazeera sport after a long while. His analysis r top-notch
La Liga coverage with Peter Drury commentating, and Richard Keys, Ian Wright and Trevor Francis in studio. This is like *** on earth.
Thank god Abu Dhabi sports have John champion\ craig burley commentating MUFCVLFC. Rather than the duffers of Trevor Francis or David Pleat
Trevor Francis is an appalling commentator
Does Trevor Francis get paid to commentate on football?
Trevor Francis just said that Jon Walters didn't deserve to be on the losing side. Now baffled as to who he thinks would deserve it
Trevor Francis "perhaps they should let Walters take the penalty for his hatrick" lol
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Love the profile pic, Ed... Alan Ball and Trevor Francis? Can't fool anyone who grew up on the NASL.
was going to watch match choice but trevor francis is on, caribbean T20 looks awful so NFL it is, looks cold in Denver
thank goodness Trevor Francis is not around today. Has a face I'd love to punch.
I mean it sounds far fetched but Randy is possibly thinking about bringing Trevor Francis out of retirement to take over at the villa.
In the words of Trevor Francis "In my 50yrs of football, I've not seen a player score 2 own goals and miss a penalty.
Trevor Francis: "Walters doesn't deserve to be on the losing side." Why exactly?
Trevor Francis : "How many teams come to Stoke and win 4-0? None."
Trevor francis thinks luiz will play in defence now after JT came on.
Trevor Francis says 'Chelsea have played like European Champions' - good commentary Nasal One
Goodlord trevor francis! He said chelski are playing like the European Champions.Against stoke?Doesn't everyone play like that against them?
Trevor Francis: in the second half, Chelsea played like "European Champions"
You know it's a terribly unoriginal joke about Walters taking the penalty when hardly clever Trevor Francis comes up with it
Trevor Francis thinks that Chelsea have been a little bit lucky here... Only a little bit?
I wish Trevor Francis would just shut it
lol Trevor francis just said they should let jon walters take the penalty
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Trevor Francis is officially the worst and most blind commentator
Bout to get tha grub on with good friends Mikala and Trevor Francis . Oh, and of course tha boo, Adrianne Lee Ridnour
As I said yesterday, I found myself watching the 2002 playoff final last night and relived the memory of a group of players formed by Trevor Francis turned into a team by Steve Bruce that finally saw us win promotion after years of heartbreak. But one thing struck more than anything - the mentality of those players. Martin Grainger probably would have been sent off but two tackles nowadays, but he simply went into stop Mark Rivers. What a proper footballer he was. Jeff Kenna and Steve Vickers were bodies on the line footballers. Michael Johnson too! Geoff Horsfield, Tommy Mooney and Stern John up top flying into tackles, rising high onto defenders and having a real good battle with defenders who get such a rap for a pulling game now. We live in a different era now and almost foreign era with the technical ability being possessed by most over a true will to fight for a game of football. It's a shame too. Because nothing gets the crowd going like a proper tackle! I also think health and safety has gone too ...
3 ex footballers who shouldn't commentate on games. Niall Quinn. Alan Smith and Trevor Francis.awful
...and Trevor Francis tracksuits from some mush in Shepherds Bush. No income tax, not VAT, no money back, no guarantee!
Updates by Spitfire Radio shared with Birmingham Post 19 Dec 2012 Birmingham City fans want a player statue outside St Andrew's - but who should it be? Blues fans have given their verdict on which player should be immortalised with a statue outside the club's stadium. Birmingham City goalkeeper Gil Merrick Bluenoses have rallied to our call to honour a club hero with a statue outside St Andrew’s. The Mail asked which Blues football legend should be celebrated with a monument – and Trevor Francis and Gil Merrick were the choice of many fans online. The appeal follows a campaign for a £200,000 statue immortalising West Bromwich Albion legends Cyrille Regis, Brendon Batson and Laurie Cunningham. Villa Park has the William McGregor statue, honouring the club’s former chairman and the founder of the Football League. And Molineux has two icons: Billy Wright, who played for Wolves for 20 years and captained England a record 90 times, and former manager Stan Cullis, who led the club to three championship t ...
Apart from Neville they haven't got anyone decent. They should sign up Jim Beglin from ITV or Trevor Francis for big games.
is that Trevor Francis and Graeme Souness? I reckon I'm embarrassingly wrong aha
Rob Hall - reminds me of a young Trevor Francis! Absolutely dictating the game and as confident as
Stan's brilliant.Have you ever heard Trevor Francis,he's like the mother in law commentating on my D.I.Y.
I am putting my signed photo of Dave Jones in my memory box next to the one from Trevor Francis, Ron Atkinson, Gary Megson, Alan Irvine, etc
Shouldn't really complain when watching on a stream but Trevor Francis is a 1st class bellend! 🍆
I hope that Trevor Francis goes away when Fox's EPL rights expire.
Trevor Francis is a terrible commentator... Amazing how much he gets wrong.,,
Trevor Francis worst commentator ever, what.a.knob.head
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If, like me, you've got to put up with Trevor Francis then it is no consolation.
Trevor Francis one of the most annoying commentators... Given Quinn and Townsend a run for their money.
Agree with Trevor Francis comments. Sir Alex has played his part in changing this game. That's why he's the best
Trevor Francis creaming himself over SAF's tactical subs. Would help if he picked the RIGHT team to begin with tbh
Have to say Trevor Francis is a F'n knob! 1st Divisions first millionaire Tosser!
does anyone like Trevor Francis as a commentator ?
Trevor Francis talking up the importance of being able to make 3 subs. It was the passback rule last week.What decade does this guy live in?
sorry that clown Trevor Francis criminal
Trevor Francis says Jonny Evans has striker tendencies. That's good because he hasn't any center back tendencies.
Trevor Francis just reminded us that our last two games finished 0-1 knob head why are commentators so anti
Did you? Where was that? I used to play for the same Sunday side as Trevor Francis. He's commentating! ;o)
Trevor francis, go swallow a brillo pad
Ah! It's Trevor Francis who has absolutely no interesting input for commentary.
Trevor Francis makes my skin crawl.
Trevor Francis openly cheering on QPR here.
What is it with Trevor Francis and half time subs ?
Trevor francis as a co-commentator is just an absolute joy to listen to, for me.
Trevor Francis has a gift. His monotone Brummie accent can make the best game sound dull and uninteresting. I am tempted to turn the sound down.
Trevor Francis is so bad he should be commentating for the BBC.
Dunno who's worse trevor francis or Niall Quinn
Listening to Trevor Francis on sportsnet spout rubbish. Just what is "genuine pace"? Can you have false pace?
Trevor Francis is possibly the worst co-commentator in football!
Trevor Francis really wants to see Paul Scholes get a yellow card.
Trevor Francis co commentator. Could be a long afternoon
What a side that was, in 78/79. Bizarrely spoilt by the signing of Trevor Francis (his Euro Cup Final goal notwithstanding).
My favourite thing of this week: the hero-worship for Trevor Francis and Gazza at Samp and Lazio. Re-enforces my view that should a large...
Bless him! I spent 90 minutes asking my Dad when we were going to score. We had the legendary Trevor Francis and Birtles.
Our under 11s met Trevor Francis on Wednesday and are in todays
Breakfast tomorrow at the Perth Elks from 8-11. All proceeds go to the Trevor Francis Memorial Scholarship.
not for me I still got 1 interview :)
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what about Trevor Francis for nffc in 1979?? Albeit the European Cup Final it is the same trophy!
Harry will need more than a few Trevor Francis tracksuits from a mush in Shepards Bush to keep QPR up. Good to see him back in management.
anyone want a Trevor Francis tracksuit ?
One-time boss Francis becomes kids’ kitman: Three cheers for Trevor: Former Owls player an...
Any of those Trevor Francis tracksuits knocking about ?
Wind is so loud it almost gave me a Trevor Francis
reference to a Trevor francis kit in the only fools an horses song mike
Trevor Francis tracksuits from a mush in a Shepherds Bush.
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Trevor Francis hasn't wanted to come with us, too young!
Former star Trevor Francis handed over a new kit to local side Hallam Rangers FC:
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