As the driving force of Leeds United, the legendary Billy Bremner who is remembered for the motto “Side before self every time.” signed to Stylo Matchmakers in 1974 along with the full Leeds United Team. Wearing their local British boot brand, Leeds lifted the title and dominated the English game over this time. As Captain of the greatest ever Leeds United team they went on to win two First Division titles, the FA Cup, and the League Cup. Bremner was the midfield general par excellence. Known as a tough-tackling midfielder, Bremner had no issue confronting anyone, and that included arguably the hardest man in professional football, Tottenham’s Dave Mackay. In an opening game of the season against Tottenham, Bremner set about kicking lumps out of the Spurs’ legend but matters turned ugly when the Leeds skipper caught Mackay with a mistimed lunge on the leg he had only just recovered from breaking. “He was a brilliant little player but a dirty little b******,” said Mackay later. “I could’ve killed him that day.” One newspaper report even called him “10st of barbed wire” such was his tenacity in the tackle. First known as “Billy the Kid”, Bremner’s approach to his footballing career was “work hard, play hard”.
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