Foxes A to Z; Jimmy Goodfellow

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A nippy, neatly balanced ‘cruisweight’ striker picked up on a free transfer from Third Lanark when economy measure dictated that the ill fated Glasgow club divest itself of a superbly skilful forward-line.

Jimmy gave excellent inside forward support to City’s mid 60’s front line, and notched several useful goals – including one in the first leg of the 1965 League Cup Final, and an 18-yard header in one sweet home win over Forest.

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Foxes A to Z; Julian Joachim

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The brilliant “Crown Jules” of a number of City’s campaigns, Julian erected remarkable foundations to his career before reaching the age of 21, and as genuinely exciting striker has won himself a rare degree of hero-worship from the Filbert Street crowd.. Signed professionally only two months into the second year of his trainee contract, having scored ten times in the first five youth games, plus the reserves only goal to that date, he made an early senior bow, too, following injuries to David Lowe and Phil Gee.

His first goal came three days later, in a League Cup tie in the city of his birth, and by then of the 1992-93 term Julian was a name noted nationally. For heading the list of his several spectacular strikes was the individal strike against Barnsley in City’s FA Cup exit which took the BBC’s goal of the month award, and was runner-up in the Goal of the Season rating.

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Foxes A to Z; Neil Lennon

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Lennon was born in Lurgan, County Armagh and attended St Michael’s Grammar School in the town. As a youngster he played gaelic football for the school and was also selected for the Armagh minor team.[9] He grew up supporting Celtic and played football for the local Lurgan Celtic youth team.

Lennon joined Glenavon, after reaching the final of the Milk Cup with Glenavon Select and scored on his Irish League debut. He then joined Manchester City as a trainee in 1987. He made one first team appearance during his time in Manchester, a league match on 30 April 1988 away against Birmingham City, before signing for Crewe Alexandra on a free transfer in August 1990.

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