Derek Johnstone names the dirtiest team he ever played against

JIMMY ADAMS of Govan asks Derek who were the dirtiest team you ever played against?

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Derek Johnstone
Derek Johnstone

The Swiss club Young Boys of Berne. I was sent off twice in my career. On both occasions, it was against Swiss clubs in Europe.

Young Boys, who we played in the European Cup- Winners' Cup in 1977, were very fly. They nipped you and raked their studs down your calf. All off the ball.

I couldn't deal with it and lamped their centre-half. Of course, the referee spotted it and red-carded me.

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