On that day
On that day: A fitting tribute?
November 28, 2008
By John Brewin
When a football club mourns its greatest servant there is often public call to build a statue to their fallen hero. So it proved at Southampton when club legend Ted Bates passed away five years ago on November 28.
Edrich Thornton Bates was a former Saints player, manager, director and president earning him the sobriquet Mr Southampton. As a manager he had led Saints to the First Division for the first time in their ...