Day 13 of our Christmas Advent Calendar
Early 1967 and Albion were looking to find a goalkeeper after we’d had a couple of years of chopping and changing.
We settled on John Osborne who joined us from Chesterfield and who quickly became a fixture between the sticks.
A born worrier and a bag of nerves before games, Ossie was also a martyr to hand injuries and was known for having a “bionic” plastic knuckle.
Don’t worry, we didn’t go that far in our drive for accuracy. No children were harmed in the creation of this photograph…
Missed a day? Catch up with our build up to Christmas below: