Take a ticking-off from Clough and a tirade from Wenger. Add a touch of Premiership dreamland and the nightmare of relegation to the Conference. Combine with the triumph of barnsley’s promotion year and the trauma of the Valley Parade fire. Stir in almost 1000 senior appearences for 14 clubs and 22 mangers.
What do you have? Neil Redfearn. And a footballing career that will fascinate lovers of the game at all levels.