In a matter of days, Donald Trump could become one of the most powerful people on the planet. Twenty-five years ago, he found himself drawing Norwich and Middlesbrough our of a green felt bag in the League Cup quarter-final draw.
The bizarre clash of worlds occurred in December 1991, when a British film crew were in New York City to film the qualifying draw for the 1994 World Cup. While in the Big Apple, the crew needed to take care of the matter of drawing the final eight teams in the League Cup. According to The Guardian, relatively-fresh-faced 45-year-old Trump had already agreed to an interview and subsequently agreed to the help decide the fate of England’s second-biggest cup contest.
Ian St. John and World Cup winner Jimmy Greaves—who formed a formidable double act on British screens as “Saint and Greavesy“—were invited to a boardroom in Trump Tower, along with FA Secretary David Dent.
Before the fun begins, GreavesRead More »from Donald Trump once helped conduct the English League Cup draw