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Ernie Hunt...
Started by: jarvo (28868)  Report abuse
Ernie Hunt, the former Swindon Town, Wolves, Everton and Coventry inside forward, has died at the age of 75.

Ernie became a legend at Molineux and helped Wolves reach the first division in 1966-1967. He was a larger than life character with a deadly shot and feared nobody.

But he will always be remembered for this remarkable goal playing for Coventry...

Ernie...And Willie.

R.I.P. Ernie.

Posted by: grimshaw (1361)  Report abuse
It was a terrific goal jarvo.

If i recall correctly didnt the F A step in shortly after and ban that kind of free kick ?.


Posted by: jarvo (28868)  Report abuse
Grimmy: I think they may have done, but I'm not hundred per cent sure.

Maybe Builderboy can enlighten us?

Great goal though.

Posted by: peter g (2128)  Report abuse
I remember that goal and trying to copy it at school on the Monday. I think it was banned but not just after that goal. Don't know why it was but it was fantastic entertainment. RIP Ernie.

Posted by: jarvo (28868)  Report abuse
I remember Ernie scoring a lovely goal at Deepdale in April, 1967. We beat North End 2-1 and virtually clinched promotion.

On the same day, Scotland beat England 3-2 at Wembley, and became 'unofficial' world champions.

Great times in footy.

Posted by: jarvo (28868)  Report abuse
'Slim Jim' Baxter ran the show at Wembley.

Posted by: whups (3142)  Report abuse
seen him play at coventry.

Posted by: builderboy (2034) Report abuse
It was classed as having two touches and, since you can only touch it once when taking a free kick, it was banned.

Posted by: grimshaw (1361)  Report abuse

Posted by: roylew (2980) Report abuse
Why would it be great times if Scotland beat England 😟😟

Posted by: jarvo (28868)  Report abuse
...Because Scotland had a fine team and deserved it.

Posted by: Wigan Rover (677) Report abuse
Thank you for putting the link on Jarvo , not seen this for many years

Posted by: jarvo (28868)  Report abuse


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