'People said it was embarrassing that our player-coach was our best player, but he would have been the best at any club' – Micky Hazard on the genius of Glenn Hoddle at Swindon Town

Swindon Town player manager Glenn Hoddle reacts during a match between Swindon Town and Watford at the County ground on April 6, 1991 in Swindon, England.
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Ask anyone who witnessed Glenn Hoddle in his mercurial pomp and they'll tell you the same thing: the man was a genius. 

The former Tottenham Hotspur, Monaco and England midfielder was as graceful and visionary as any player in world footballer on his day, just ask former team-mate Micky Hazard, who came through the ranks at Spurs when Hoddle was wowing crowds across the country. 

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