Of new Mirror editor, Mike Molloy, he writes: "He inherited an all-star cast including Donald Zec, Keith Waterhouse, Don Wise, John
Pilger, Marjorie Proops and Kent Gavin, but also a motoring correspondent who was disqualified from driving; a gardening correspondent with no garden; a slimming editor who was a stone overweight; a travel editor who was banned from flying on British Airways; and at least one feature writer who hadn't written anything except his expenses in five years.
And, in the likes Vinnie Jones, Dennis Wise, John
Fashanu, Eric Young and Lawrie Sanchez, they had players who could certainly dish out the punishment.
Not only Vinnie, but Dennis Wise, John
Fashanu and the rest of the 'Crazy Gang' who took Wimbledon to FA Cup glory in the late 1980s.
I called him the giggler because he instigated a few things but he was never at the front of the line when anyone was getting a rollicking," said his former boss reflecting on the Crazy Gang days when Thorn was team-mates with the likes of Dennis Wise, John
Fashanu, Vinnie Jones and Lawrie Sanchez, and the FA Cup winning side of 1988.
Assistants: Justin Pominville, Mike Downey, Russ Wise, John
Kupiec, Matt Cornelius, Mark Wilkins.
Performance wise, John
Abraham enacts the role of a typical footballer with realism and flair looking every inch a professional footballer.
Event organisers have confirmed the signatures of former England captain Bryan Robson, Paul Merson, Matthew Le Tissier, Les Ferdinand, Dennis Wise, John
Barnes, Chris Waddle and Lee Sharp.
I respect the enthusiasm of fans who are passionate about the beautiful game, but it's difficult to enjoy watching men like Keane, Dennis Wise, John
Terry and Lee Bowyer, even though I fully accept that they are, or were, very good at kicking footballs.
Just as Wimbledon's Norwegian owners were officially proclaiming the death of the Crazy Gang, their new emergency recruit as manager was calling on the ghosts of Dennis Wise, John
Fashanu and Vinnie Jones in a bid to protect their Premiership survival.
Back row (left to right): Andrew Irving, Dave Wise, John
Dollive, Neil Tyndall, Kevin Hirst, Keith Wadsworth, Malcolm Hirst, Bob Owen, Andrew Dollive.
Coverage includes both the successes and failures of such aeronautical pioneers as James Allen, John Wise, John
La Mountain, and T.
Terry Phelan, Keith Curle, Dave Beasant, Dennis Wise, John
Scales, John Fashanu, Warren Barton and Oyvind Leonhardsen have all been sold at massive profits.