Given Mannion was one of the biggest stars of his day with England and Middlesbrough, that is quite an epithet.
But it is Saward's proud son Patrick who passes on this titbit – along with telling how his father was also close to signing for Arsenal – when the News caught up with one of Cambridge United's famous names from their pre-Football League past.
Read more: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Cambridge-United-player-Len-Saward-relives-glory/story-27819477-detail/story.html#ixzz3m6oxyqaw
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