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Last Updated: Friday, 4 March, 2005, 11:51 GMT
Leicester's cult heroes

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Steve Walsh has been voted Leicester City's all-time cult hero by Football Focus viewers.

Walsh won with 79% of the vote, ahead of fellow Leicester favourites Steve Claridge and Frank Worthington.

STEVE CLARIDGE: 7%

The hero of the Martin O'Neill era. Winning goal in extra-time injury-time at Wembley in 1996. The gambling, the horses, the health problems, the rolled down socks! Super Steve!
Ben Fletcher

Not the best player in the world, but always gave his best and often came up with the odd cheeky thing, mainly the goal that gained us promotion which was a shot unleashed off his shin!!
Sam Quarmby

Scored 2 of LCFC's most important goals ever and a true character and all round nice guy.
Andie Sutton

Scruffiest player in the world - and the world stopped at Wembley in the 90th minute - am I mistaken or did that just go in?
Andy

A few eyebrows were raised when we signed him but went on to become a true Leicester City legend, scoring arguably 2 of Leicester's most important goals ever (the winning goal in the last minute of extra time in the Div1 play-off final against Crystal Palace and the winner against Middlesbrough in the League Cup final replay at Hillsborough).
Paul Stewart

STEVE WALSH: 79%

The hardest footballer of the eighties or nineties by far. Sent off more times than Julian Dicks, used to send Vinnie Jones home to look for his teddy bear and was an outstanding centre forward when he played up front. Single-handedly won the play-off final against Derby in 1994. Mr Leicester City.
Ben Fletcher

Officially Mr Leicester City. Totally committed centre back who also successfully converted to striker and scored many important goals including a brace vs Derby County in a play-off final. I think he's still the most sent off player in English football.
Paul Stewart

Our captain courageous throughout the nineties. Not necessarily the most talented of players he was a big man equally adept in the centre of defence as up front. You'd be hard pressed to find a more committed and loyal footballer. His crowning glory came in the 1994 First Division play-off final against Derby when he came off the bench as we were 1-0 down to score two and promote us to the Premier League.
Ben Samuels

Mr Leicester City, always gave 100% and loved the club with a passion.
Andie Sutton

The Blue-blooded hard man. If you cut him in half he would have LCFC written through him. The emotion that showed on his face after scoring against Derby in the play-off final summed this great player up.
James Coles

FRANK WORTHINGTON: 14%

Elvis hairdo, fashion victim, wonderfully skilled player, renowned for his skills within Leicester's nightclubs, especially the night before a game.
Ian Shuter

Genius footballer, legendary socialiser, the horrendous fashion sense. A cross between George Best and Elvis Presley.
Ben Fletcher

The reason why I support the club. The greatest man about town football ever produced. The autobiography 'One Hump Or Two'. Scoring the winner at Ayresome Park with a header then being carried off at my first ever City game. The pencil moustache. The fact that he should have been an England great but was too busy pulling women to care.
Martin Tibbetts

He was the original ladies man, the English George Best. Failed a medical to join Liverpool because his blood pressure was high from too much bedroom activity! On the field he was as active as off it, immensely talented and underrated. Capped eight times for England when at City.
Ben Samuels

Had it all on and off the pitch. An absolute joy to watch.
John Calvert

Elvis is still alive and kicking. I watched him back-heel then flick the ball over Gazza's head in a testimonial game v Spurs at Filbert Street; it left Gazza on his backside and the crowd in stitches. Leicester's version of George Best.
James Coles





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