Independent Lescott Interview
Posted 25 Nov 2006 - 20:08
Nineteen years ago, when Everton last reigned as champions of England and their central defence was the preserve of Kevin Ratcliffe and Dave Watson, Lescott was struck by a car as he stepped into the road outside his primary school in the Midlands.
His mother, sitting in the family car opposite, could only look on as her child was dragged along the road and suffered such severe head injuries that his survival was in doubt as he was taken away for major surgery. Numerous operations followed, leaving the scar that is still visible on Lescott's forehead and which has left a permanent reminder of that dreadful afternoon. "I was lucky," he insists, and in a sport that discusses fortune, tragedy and triumph only too glibly, the Everton defender's assessment holds more currency than most.
Didn't realise that was the reason for his appearence.
>>>Full article here, well worth a read<<<
Posted 25 Nov 2006 - 21:06
Like most blue's, I could not care less how he looks - so long as he keep turning in rock solid performances as he has since he joined us. Class.
Posted 26 Nov 2006 - 13:04
Posted 26 Nov 2006 - 21:31
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