Originally Posted by Ned Doig
There's a decent book called 'Stokoe and 73' or something like that, goes into a bit detail about Stokoe and Revies past meetings prior to 73. Stokoe definately didnt like the man by all accounts. Well worth a read marra.
Revie Said to stokoe "I've got £ 500 in my pocket for you if you take it easy today ". Stokoe replied " not bloody likely "
Revie then asked " could I have a word with some of your playershe was told under no circumstances . A some what scorned was advised by his chairman to say nothing of the incident and go out and win the match
Stokoe has repeated this incident a few times over the years
It's in the book Sunderland & 73 Marra