We caught up with football journalist Duncan Jenkins about getting his head kicked-in while wearing his first shirt and his "blag version" of the Denmark 1986 shirt. This interview was part of our My First Football Shirt series.
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It was the oldham athletic shirt from 1991. the shirt had ‘BOVIS’ on the front and they make bread which i absolutely love. it was a glorious time in our history and i used to go every week with my uncle derek. we used to beat the drop in division one (which then became the premiership), and had some good cup runs. i do have some bad memories attached to the shirt however as i was wearing it when i got my head kicked in for the first time. i had my head kicked in many, many times at football in the 90s and i never did anything do deserve it.
Probably the denmark kit from the 1986 world cup. My nana went on holiday to Turkey and brought back a blag version as a present. I didnt know it was fake but I loved the kit. when i was a kid i used to pretend to be Michael Laudrup in our back yard. either him or Keith Houchen.
What is your favourite ever goal?
Frankie Bunn once scored six goals (that’s a double hat trick) in one game against Scarborough in the Littlewoods cup, and I was there with Uncle Derek. I was only about 7 but I remember it. The 6th goal was my favourite, I could not believe he got a double hat trick, I was blown away. It was the first double hat trick I saw and I haven't seen one since. my favourite famous goal is probably Gazza against Scotland in euro 96.
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