Category Archives: Sporting Hero’s

Pat Jennings: Safe as Houses

Pat Jennings

With 119 appearances, Pat Jennings is the most capped Northern Irish player of all time. Although he had a very distinguished international career, it is Jennings time at the two London football giants, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal which is remembered by fans of the game. Even though he played for these fierce traditional rivals, fans of both teams still revere Jennings for his contribution to both outfits.

Jennings is widely regarded as one of the finest goalkeepers of his generation and played over 1097 games of top-level football, an incredible achievement.

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Hansie Cronje

Hansie Cronje, a name many will never forget, a man some may call a fallen hero, or simply just a hero. Wessel Johanness Cronje, better known as Hansie Cronje, was a former South African cricketer, and represented his country on the cricket field and as captain of his national team in the 1990’s. Born in Bloenfontein, Hansie shone as a star on the cricket field from an early age. He made his first test debut for SA in March 1992 against the West Indies and went on to achieve greatness as his cricketing career soared.

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