Not bad for a ‘fat lad from Sheffield’: Sharp out for promotion with Blades

11 January 2019 @12:09 | The Guardian
The record breaking goalscorer is enjoying captaining his hometown club and wants to take them to the Premier League Perhaps Billy Sharp’s best quality, aside from his ability inside the 18-yard box, is that he does not take himself too seriously. Long before and long after he unveiled an undershirt with the words “fat lad from Sheffield” in 2010 – poking fun at how Sean O’Driscoll, his then manager, said Sharp could be portrayed when off-colour – the striker has scored goals for fun. continue...
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