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VINTAGE: Six Dave Mackay videos

Collection focussing on the tough-tackling Hearts, Tottenham, Derby and Scotland midfielder who has passed away, aged 80.

The Dave Mackay videos reveal the life and play of this man, who sadly passed away, aged 80
TOUGH TACKLER: Mackay (Image: TuborgLight)

Watch six Dave Mackay videos focussing on the former Hearts, Tottenham, Derby and Scotland midfielder who has passed away, aged 80.

Mackay won 10 major honours as a player in British and European football.

He gained 22 Scotland caps and was named Footballer of the Year in both Scotland and England in 1969.

Once described by Manchester United’s George Best as the “hardest man I have ever played against”, check out these Dave Mackay videos and get the full story:

Bad Boys of Football

Mackay featured in a lineup of the “toughest, roughest players in the history of football”.

Also included were: Harald Schumacher (F.C Cologne); Ron Harris (Chelsea), Julian Dicks (West Ham Utd), Tommy Smith (Liverpool), Norman Hunter (Leeds Utd); Dave Mackay (Tottenham), Norman Whiteside (Man Utd), Roy Keane (Man Utd); John Fashanu (Wimbledon), Francis Lee (Man City), Graeme Souness (Liverpool).

Football Legends interview

Audio-only interview about Mackay’s career:

Dave Mackay was a member of the Tottenham side (along with winger Cliff Jones) that was the first English team to lift both the League and FA Cup trophies in the same season.

Here, he discusses his early years as a player at Heart of Midlothian, winning the double with Spurs and the opportunity offered to him by the brilliant and mercurial Brian Clough, who was then manager of Derby County.

Being the joint recipient of the Footballer of the Year award in 1969 and managing a league-winning Derby side in 1975 were just two of the highlights in the long and successful career of this Edinburgh-born player and manager.

Dave Mackay scores freekick for Derby County vs Manchester United, Dec 26th 1970

Classic game on Match of the Day finished Derby County 4-4 Manchester United with goals from Dave Mackay, Frank Wignall, Kevin Hector, Archie Gemmill; Denis Law (2), George Best and Brian Kidd.

HeartsTV: Robbo on Dave Mackay

Former Derby County and Scotland winger John Robertson gives his thoughts on the passing of club legend Dave Mackay.

Dave Mackay signing discussed in The Damned United

Described as “that fat f***” by the legendary Brian Clough.

Derby County Dave Mackay tributes

Released today, tributes from the club that has a ‘Dave Mackay Suite’ and former player Roy McFarland.

Plus! Dave Mackay interviewed by Jimmy Greaves

This, by @NormanGiller, is magic. Dave Mackay being interviewed by ex-Spurs teammate @jimmy_greaves in the early 70s. http://t.co/6tPxSaLVsp

— Mark Donaldson (@DonaldsonESPN) March 3, 2015

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