SEP 00] HARRY SHAW CITY CRUISER NEWS
Transfer Market Heats Up For 'Lucky' Driver
England manager Glenn Hoddle could be ready to make a loan signing for
Premiership club Southampton - a Coventry coach driver.
said he was thinking of borrowing Dave Hutchison, the man who drives
the Sky Blues to away matches, after Gordon Strachan said he was the
reason the City had broken their 16-month run without a win on their
who works for Coventry-based Harry Shaw City Cruisers, only started
the job a week before the Sky Blues won at Southampton but continued
to bring good luck against Manchester City on Saturday - their first
back to back away wins for over two years.
have two home games next week and will not require Harry Shaw's
services, while Southampton are away to Charlton and Leicester, so the
firm has written to Hoddle offering the driver on loan for the two
Shaw, managing director of the family-owned firm, said:
thought all this had blown over but Dave is getting a bit of a
reputation in the football world and I almost fell out of my chair
when Glenn Hoddle mentioned him.
know the firm who drives Southampton and we have told them that we
are writing to Glenn to see if he really wants some of Dave's luck
to rub off on his side.
team make their own way to home games so Dave is free to use if
Southampton want to collect maximum points next week!
this arose from one comment by Gordon Strachan but at Manchester
City, Dave had supporters asking for his autograph while the driver
who used to take the team away last season was featured on Football
have transported the team for over 20 years and took them to the FA
Cup final in 1987. We will do everything we can to help them have
another good season and if Gordon thinks Dave is helping in any way
Gordon Strachan admitted that he made the line about the new coach
driver up when put on the spot by a television reporter.
joked that the old driver had moved on for better money - like
everybody else who leaves the club.