Focus on John Toshack

From Real Madrid to Macedonia

August 12, 2011
By Will Tidey
(Archive)
For the majority, news of John Toshack's appointment as FYR Macedonia coach was background noise. 'Minnows throw cash at washed-up manager' is hardly a story to compete with transfer dealings at the likes of Liverpool or Real Madrid.

But for a generation of fans at both of those clubs, Toshack will always be relevant. As a player, he was a vital member of the side as Liverpool won three league titles, a European Cup and two UEFA Cups in the 1970s. As a manager, Toshack led Real Madrid ...

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