CHAPTER SEVENTY SIX
17th August 1990 11.00
Terry Gennoe, Blackburn, phoned to order some gloves and 2 pairs 031 size 9 were posted to him (No.27).
19th August 1990
I saw Peter Stewart of "Shoot" at the Phil Parkes Testimonial game and gave him a colour photo of the trophy and told him that the actual trophy would be in England in September.
20th August 1990 9.10
Neil Ramsay phoned to ask for some gloves for Neville Southall of Everton. As usual he did not know which gloves were required so 4 pairs 036 size 8.5, 1 pair 019 size 8.5, 1 pair 031 size 8.5 were sent to him (No.28).
20th August 1990 4.00
Theo Snelders, Aberdeen, phoned for some gloves and 4 pairs 036 size 10 were sent to him (No.29).
20th August 1990 5.35
John Burridge, Newcastle, phoned for some gloves and he asked for 071 which I said were not in stock so 2 pairs 015 size 9 were sent to him (No.30). He said that he did not like the 058 that he had recently asked to be sent to him.
21st August 1990 12.05
Neil Ramsay phoned to say that Neville Southall had received the gloves and he really wanted the green ones, which we decided were the 019. I said that the green version was not sold in the U.K. but that I had sent him a pair of the 019 with orange trim yesterday. I sent him 4 pairs 019 size 8.5 (No.31) along with a Sukan catalogue to try and show the gloves that were available. Neil Ramsay confirmed that he and Neville would attend E.X.S.L. on the Monday.
21st August 1990 1.25
Tony Norman, Sunderland, phoned to order some goods and 3 pairs 040 size 9.5, 2 pairs 036 size 9.5, 2 pairs 015 size 9.5, 1 pair 566 XL, 1 only 012 glove bag were sent to him (No.32).
23rd August 1990 1.45
Michael Watt, Aberdeen, phoned to order some goods and 2 pairs 043 size 9, 2 pairs 083 size 9.5 were sent to him (No.33).
23rd August 1990 4.05
David James, Watford, phoned to request sponsorship on gloves. I told him that he could buy the gloves at special prices but no contract or goods free of charge. He did not seem very happy with the answer.
24th August 1990 1.05
Alan Knight, Portsmouth, phoned to request some goods and 2 pairs 036 size 9.5, 1 only 544 Green XL, 1 only 012 glove bag were sent to him (No.34). He said that he had arranged to wear an uhlsport jersey in League matches, Portsmouth wear kit from Scoreline.
25th August 1990 4.10
Stephen Banks, West Ham, called in to see me and to ask if he could receive free goods. I told him no, the best that he could be offered was reduced prices as previously.
28th August 1990 10.10
Peter Fox, Stoke, phoned to request some goods and 3 pairs 040 size 9 were sent to him (No.35).
29th August 1990 9.55
Carl Muggleton, Leicester, phoned to ask for some free gloves and I told him that he could not have free gloves, but could buy at special prices for League clubs. I said that I would send him a price list to show what was available.
29th August 1990 2.00
Stuart Laing, a youngster associated to Fulham, phoned to ask if there was any sponsorship available. I said no, the answer was the same as when he phoned me in July (11th July). Fulham can buy at special prices.
31st August 1990 2.07-2.10
I phoned Benson McGarvey regarding Peter Shilton attending E.X.S.L. on the Sunday. They said that they would have to check with Peter and would contact me when they have done so.
31st August 1990 2.12-2.14
I phoned Hilton Hotel, Leeds Tel: xx , to try and speak to John Lukic regarding E.X.S.L. he was not in so I left a message.
1st September 1990
I bought and sent to Bernd this weeks issues of "Shoot" and "Match".
3rd September 1990 10.15
John Lukic, Leeds, phoned to return my call and to say that he would attend E.X.S.L. on Sunday 16th September around late morning/early afternoon. He also asked for some gloves and 3 pairs 036 size 10, 1 pair 040 size 9.5 were sent to him (No.36).
3rd September 1990 5.15
Lawrence Lustock phoned on behalf of Les Sealey to see if uhlsport were interested in offering him a contract. I said that I had noticed that Les Sealey, Manchester United, had so far this season worn Sondico gloves with the name covered over, although earlier I had sent him an assortment of uhlsport gloves. I said that he could certainly have a goods only contract, but no money. He was obviously looking for money and therefore the conversation soon ended.
4th September 1990
I received back from Michael Watt, Aberdeen, 2 pairs 083 size 9.5 and sent in return as requested, 2 pairs 043 size 9 (No.37).
4th September 1990 10.10
Neil Ramsay, Neville Southall's agent, phoned to order some goods which Neville had chosen from the Sukan catalogue I had sent. I said that some items he had chosen would not be suitable for a professional so we agreed that I would send the goods to Neil Ramsay and that any unsuitable items would be returned. He also said that he had tried to speak to Bernd, away at I.S.P.O., as no goods had arrived for Neville from Germany. He said that Neville had no clothing to turn up on the Line 7 stand at E.X.S.L. in and I said that generally the players preferred to wear their own clothes, especially with somebody like Neville who would presumably also be visiting Sondico because of his shinguard contract, and somebody else for boots, and therefore whatever he was wearing would be suitable for all the stands. 1 only 012 glove bag, 1 only 544 Green XL, 1 only 585 Silver XL, 1 pair 566 XL, 1 pair 568 XL, 1 pair 051 size 8.5, 1 pair 029 size 8.5, 1 pair 030 size 8.5, 1 p[air 043 size 9, 1 pair 013 size 8.5, 1 only casual sweater were sent to him (No.38). They were sent to Neil Ramsay at xxxx . I asked about Neville's idea of a clothing range, did Neville have ideas in mind to have manufactured or was he just looking to have his name put on a range. He said that Neville had his own ideas and therefore would want to be involved in the design and manufacturing.
4th September 1990 4.30
Diana of Park Associates phoned to say that Peter Shilton would attend E.X.S.L. on the Sunday at about 12 o'clock. She asked for details and stand number and I said that I would send this on to her.
4th September 1990 4.55
Jim McNamara phoned to say that he had been unable to obtain any boot catalogues for Reinhard. I thanked him for taking the trouble to try and get these catalogues.