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Ron Atkinson on Johnston’s expulsion from World Cup

Title
Ron Atkinson on Johnston’s expulsion from World Cup
Genre
Interview
TX Date
6 Jun 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:45
Description
West Bromwich Albion manager Ron Atkinson on the expulsion of Scotland’s Willie Johnston from the 1978 World Cup. Johnston has tested positive for a banned substance and expelled for the remainder of the tournament. Atkinson expresses his sadness at the news and says that Johnston still has a future at West Bromwich Albion. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Ron Atkinson
Keywords
Sport; Sports competitions; Association football; Football players; Illegal drugs; Scotland (football team); Willie Johnston; West Bromwich Albion Football Club

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