Our first official big signing was......Neil Cox.Fjortoft is a cracking bloke. He was one of the first ‘big name’ signings for me. I remember coming into maths late one afternoon and slipping a note to my pal, the only other Boro fan in a school full of makems and geordies, saying ‘we’ve signed Fjortfot’ and we were both sat grinning from ear to ear and probably as excited as we’d ever been about anything! He was a big deal back then, with school kids everywhere imitating his celebration after his goals for Swindon.
Obviously many more truly big name signings followed, but I think he was my first