An edited version of this article appeared in the Cambridge United matchday programme for the game against Lincoln City on 9 February 2018, and preceded this year's Hall of Fame inductions.
By the time you read this it will be all over bar the shouting, although if I know you lot there will be a fair amount of that.
The votes for this year’s player inductees to the Cambridge United Hall of Fame will have been counted and tickets for the induction ceremony will have gone on sale.
Even if the Coconuts mob let me in on the secret, I’m not going to reveal which players have won the votes. But I want to take this opportunity to talk about one of those shortlisted in the 1970-1989 category – a man whose contribution to the United cause was immense but is sometimes underestimated.
Mention the name of Dave Stringer to any football fan who was around between the 1960s and the 1990s and they’ll say: ‘Oh yeah, he used to play for Norwich.’
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why not watch the videos below recorded for 100yearsofcoconuts TV. Dave Stringer speaking about his career