Focus on scotland

Diminutive wingers playing a big role

December 1, 2010
By Andy Moir
The thrilling sight of Jimmy Johnstone flying down the Celtic right wing characterised a once golden era for the Scottish game. Jinky might have stood at just 5' 1" tall but he was a giant in the eyes of his Hoops colleagues as he played a huge role in the club's domestic and European success.

His electrifying performances inspired generations of diminutive wingers to follow in his formidable footsteps although until recently, most vertically challenged professionals were met with short ...

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