For those who seen him play? And who would you liken him to in football today?
One of my older mates is exactly the opposite, Wilf just a little bit better.We must have some members in their 80's who can give us a clue.
My godfather rated Juninho higher in his first spell here, just but little between them.
Not just Nat either as for many sir Stanley Matthew’s was the greatest English player ever and one of the finest to have played the game and here is quote on wilf.There’s a quote from Nat Lofthouse that should tell you how respected he was in his time.
"When I watched Pele playing I thought of Wilf. Great though Pele is, I am proud to think I played with as great a player - perhaps even greater."
The war and going on strike according to my dad.Wilf's best years, of course, were claimed by WWII. It can't have been good for him. He was not given a PT instructor role like other stars of the day.
No 10 Scores first goal for Great Britain.
One of 3 Boro players to play for Great Britain
George Hardwick was the captain that day
Jason Steele..... why hasn't he got a statue at the Riverside?