Top 10: Initiation ceremonies

Forget a warm welcome: signing for a new club often involves burnt clothes, inappropriate swearing and toilet brushes...

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1. Kenny Sansom's unlikely bedfellows

“Peter Taylor kept mouthing ‘I love you’,” recalled Kenny Sansom. “The next thing, he’s blowing kisses at me too.” The chunky full-back, who admitted to being “naive” when he turned professional at Crystal Palace, later discovered room-mate Dave Swindlehurst had pushed the beds together in their room. Sansom soon cottoned onto the wind-up, but not before some curious moments a head of his first-team debut.

"Don't sit so close to me"