With no Town game at the weekend and with two England games in the offering, I caught up with the man that many regard as Ipswich Town’s greatest-ever player Kevin Beattie to discuss his very brief England career.
But for injury, the ‘Beat’ would have won so many more caps for sure. He had a goal disallowed on his debut v Cyprus, scored in a 5-1 win over Scotland and actually earned more money per game from his boot sponsor than the FA.
To read more, please click on the link below to read this week’s edition of the Fuller Flavour:
Fuller Flavour 04-09-2017 Beattie could have had so many more England caps…The end of another transfer window…and Debut Scorer – Ryan Fraser.*
*Each week for the 2017/18 season, the Fuller Flavour in the East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star looks back at debutant goalscorers in chronological order.
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