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Tales from the Vicarage – Volume 6: Rocket Men



In the summer of 1977, Graham Taylor took over as manager of Watford, a Fourth Division club unremarkable except for their rock-star owner, Elton John. Within six years, Taylor had taken them into the top flight to finish as runners-up in the League, the second-best team in the land. Four heroes – goalkeeper Steve Sherwood, defender Ian Bolton, and strikers Ross Jenkins and Luther Blissett – played in all four divisions during that extraordinary journey. They were Taylor’s Rocket Men, the…