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Flashback: Stelling Unveils James Brown Doll

22 June 2016

The last time Pools hosted Colchester United on the opening day of the season was back in 2008/09 – a day when Jeff Stelling revealed a new singing friend on Soccer Saturday…

Then boss Danny Wilson masterminded a 4-2 success over The U’s with James Brown scoring twice, Ritchie Jones netting on his debut and Willie Boland scoring his only goal for the Club.

But it was those two goals from Brown which not only captured the imagination of those inside Victoria Park – they were also at the centre of a brand new celebration from Sky Sports presenter Stelling.

For it was on the opening day of the 2008/09 season that our Honorary Club President introduced the nation to his James Brown doll – and here’s the video showing you good he felt about it…

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