Hay: Celtic keeper Simpson was the best No.1 I played with

THE World Cup has seen some marvellous goalkeeping displays.

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Celtic keeper Ronnie Simpson makes a save during a league match against Rangers at Ibrox in 1967
Celtic keeper Ronnie Simpson makes a save during a league match against Rangers at Ibrox in 1967

DAVID SINCLAIR from Stirling wonders who Davie considers to be the best he has played with and against?

Ronnie Simpson was the best I played with - though I did once lob him while playing in a reserve game.

Faither always gave the right shouts, and, even if a player got past you, you were confident Ronnie would save the day.

In terms of keepers I played against, I rank Pat Jennings as the best.

I faced him while playing for Scotland and Chelsea, and recall he had hands like shovels.

If you have a question for Davie, just email him at daviehay@eveningtimes.co.uk and we'll print the answer alongside the question


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