‘Colin Clarke’s impressive displays for Northern Ireland National Team in the 1986 FIFA World Cup prompted Chris Nicholl to pay AFC Bournemouth £400k for the striker’s services.Clarke justified the fee with a hat-trick in a 5-1 win over QPR FC on the opening day, the first of 20 goals that season’ #SaintsFC
Credit : Graham Hiley
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One reply to “#OnThisDay Saturday 23rd August 1986”
I remember that game very well. I was stood in the Milton road end, behind the goal and it was an amazing debut!