The Mavericks

Bruce Grobbelaar: Tears of a clown

May 24, 2012
By Robin Hackett
(Archive)
He was eternally unpredictable, yet Bruce Grobbelaar spent more than a decade as the goalkeeper of one of the world's most famous football clubs and won a European Cup, six league titles, three FA Cups and three League Cups. Though his reputation has been severely tainted by a match-fixing scandal, his eccentricities may yet be his lasting legacy.

Grobbelaar was born in Durban, South Africa, in October 1957, but at two months old he moved to Rhodesia after his father accepted a job on ...

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