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Mickey Linden: 'Walking down Clones after winning is the greatest feeling'

Down's favourite son meets Armagh legend & Sunday Life columnist Oisin Mcconville

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Mickey Linden

Mickey Linden

Mickey

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Mickey Linden

Mickey Linden is the finest footballer of the finest generation, a man with no limitations and a burning desire to be the best.

Universally accepted as one of the greatest players ever to grace the game, the Co Down talisman went about football in the right manner, becoming known for his pace and his ability to score with either his left or right foot.

Mickey achieved the highest honours with a quiet but assured ruthlessness and shone brightest in a team loaded with superstars. A true gentleman on and off the pitch, it was my pleasure to talk to him earlier this week...