Stanley Matthews

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Matthews, Stanley

(1824–89) Supreme Court justice; born in Cincinnati, Ohio. An ardent abolitionist, he served as U.S. attorney general in Ohio (1858) and in the U.S. Senate (Rep., Ohio; 1877–79). The Senate rejected his first nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court but approved a second nomination by President Garfield (1881–89).
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Cue Sir Stanley Matthews, Bobby Moore, Bobby Charlton, and Mark Lawrenson.
The film uses interviews from British footballing legends like Gary Lineker and Sir Bobby Charlton as well as notable celebrities like Michael Parkinson and Sir Richard Branson to fully explore the life story that has made Sir Stanley Matthews a legend.
I'm sorry to disappoint the Beckham fan club, but the word legend applies to the likes of Pele, Sir Stanley Matthews, Bobby Moore, George Best and Eusebio.
Goliath Footwear, which took over a Heckmondwike firm that famously made boots for football legend Sir Stanley Matthews, is now backing Cleckheaton Rugby Union Club.
Sir Stanley Matthews played only one match (his final one) in the 1964-65 season, while long shorts and heavy, laced footballs had disappeared by the time Liverpool faced Arsenal in MotD's initial offering.
In the days of Sir Stanley Matthews and such like they scored, the fans cheered and they got on with the game.
2000: More than 100,000 people lined the streets of Stoke to pay their respects as the funeral cortege of Sir Stanley Matthews passed through the city.
A lot of people rate him higher than Sir Stanley Matthews, who always liked to show what he could do, because he played for the team first and foremost.
I HAVE been an enthusiastic football player since I was eight years old and revelled in the skills of Sir Stanley Matthews, Sir Tom Finney and Sir Bobby Charlton.
Sir Stanley Matthews was one of the greatest footballers ever.
The Seasiders looked set to add another memorable chapter to their cup folklore - almost 60 years after Sir Stanley Matthews inspired their sole triumph - when Ludovic Sylvestre gave them a shock 60thminute lead at Craven Cottage.
Prior to kick-off a montage of the late Sir Stanley Matthews, who served both clubs and England with distinction, was well received by home and away supporters.