Blue is the colour, football is the game we're all together and winning is our aim......
The life story of one of Englands greatest ever midfield players, playing for Chelsea, Stoke City, Arsenal and England from the 1960s and 1970s.
Alan played a major role in Chelsea's replayed European Cup Winners' Cup final win against Real Madrid in Athens in 1971 beating Real Madrid 2 - 1.
Alan starred in the team that beat the 1974 FIFA World Cup champions West Germany 2–0 at Wembley, and then in the 5–0 destruction of Cyprus.
A truly great flamboyant and gifted football player and man, who in later life enjoys writing which icludes Alan's Autobiography 'the working man's ballet' which was a critical success and led to work as a columnist on the Stoke Evening Sentinel and The Sporting Life. A further book The Tinker and The Talisman was self-published in 2003.
Alan appeared as himself in a cameo appearance in the British film The Football Factory.