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1 Posted 21/12/2017 at 07:55:10
2 Posted 21/12/2017 at 08:14:30
He's got nothing to lose in the looks department.
3 Posted 21/12/2017 at 10:43:14
4 Posted 21/12/2017 at 11:30:13
I enjoyed that!
Good on the lad!
5 Posted 21/12/2017 at 17:13:09
Mike looks like a member of AC/DC on those recent wedding photographs. Fit and 67, good combination. Well done to the Potter and former Blue.
Still alive and well on the Everton circuit it seems as I spotted a few pics on Twitter of him carousing with big Joe Royle and Roger Kenyon at the Winslow last week, during the former players foundation Christmas party knees up. Though I suppose Pejic's knees are the only ones fit enough to be up these days. They all looked to be full of the joys of this magical time of year I must say.
Great club, great stories and more being authored as we go forward into the future.
6 Posted 21/12/2017 at 17:32:32
Is that to distinguish me from the Latvian based Jay Woods, eds?
Lenny... I had similar thoughts to your own. Roger Daltry and Robert Plant sprung to mind when looking at present day photos of Mike Pejic.
7 Posted 21/12/2017 at 22:16:48
The name brings back great memories of Night matches under the lights, pork pie and Bovril, Black n white programmes, Ciggy smoke everywhere. Pins and needles from sitting on the crash barriers. Ah nostalgia not what it used to be.
Great that he has kept himself fighting fit pardon the pun as most players of his generation are on sticks and riddled with arthritis.
8 Posted 21/12/2017 at 22:20:21
9 Posted 22/12/2017 at 07:36:01
When I read the article memories came back of an Old Trafford away game where he played well and we were winning 1-0 for ages thanks to a typical Andy king screamer. Unfortunately Martin Buchan scored an injury time goal and typically for us it was probably the only goal he ever scored!
10 Posted 22/12/2017 at 07:55:33
Obviously remember him playing for us, never prolific in my opinion, but nevertheless consistently decent and effective.
11 Posted 22/12/2017 at 19:49:27
Right you are, John G #2. Guess his modeling career failed to pan out.
BTW, the article's listing of two-sport athletes left out one I knew -- Jim Standen, my long-ago semipro teammate, won an FA Cup and a Cup Winner's Cup in goal for West Ham and a championship medal bowling for Worcestershire at the same time.
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