Football: The XI

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The Independent Online
Basketball, anyone? Eleven reasons from the top two divisions why they'll never get rid of the long ball in England: they are all listed in Rothmans as 6ft 4in, apart from the keeper, who is 6ft 5in:

Steve Ogrizovic (Coventry City)

Steve Bould (Arsenal)

Gary Pallister (Man United)

Terry Butcher (Sunderland)

Colin Foster (West Ham United)

Stan Collymore (Southend)

Andy Linighan (Arsenal)

Ian Ormondroyd (Leicester City)

Andy Pearce (Coventry City)

Niall Quinn (Manchester City)

Phil Whelan (Ipswich Town)

Compiled by Jasper Rees