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  1. robcentral

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    Happy 80th Mr Houghton, born 18th October 1939.
    What a great guy
     
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  2. RichardG

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    A complete diamond of a man. Was genuinely taken aback by his kindness and friendliness when I interviewed him for my book (and pretty much everyone I interviewed was kind and friendly). A legend on and off the pitch.
     
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    Lovely man, and wonderful player, great passer of the ball in his prime. My cousin E mailed me today to tell the of his birthday as she lives next door to him.

    Many happy returns Ken, may there be many more of them.
     
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    Yes, good player. Always thought he was a bit overshadowed by the glory boys, Chillo, Waggy and Butler.
     
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    Happy Birthday Ken. Have a great day. A great stylish player on a forward line that I always considered a unit.
     
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    Used to nick penny sweets from his shop on Chants Ave.
     
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    I used to nick handfuls of Panini 1979 stickers.

    Sorry Ken.

    Happy Birthday.
     
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    I suspect he had more assists in creating goals than any other player in the League in the mid-late '60s. Not to mention his impressive 1:3 goal/game played career record. Creative midfield genius in my eyes.
    Many Happy Returns Ken H.
     
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    True City Legend. Happy 80th Ken
     
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    Happy Birthday Ken. And thanks for the memories. Here's to many more.
     
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    did,nt ken houghton once loosen one of the uprights with a shot.
    gaining him the knickname HOT SHOT HOUGHTON??
     
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    I had a friend who did that once and we called him screw loose....people approached him with caution
     
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    I wonder how many HCAFC players recent and current we'll be referring to as legends when they're 80 .... I say we, I mean you, as I won't be here...
     
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