Top 10 Football Alans

Ollie Irish

7th, January 2011


By Ollie Irish

Alan is such a desperately British name, and so it’s no surprise that most of the greatest football Alans have hailed from these shores. Here’s our pick of the greatest Alans in football history:


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10. Alan Hudson - Mercurial and outspoken playmaker who made his name at Chelsea in the early 1970s and went on to win a couple of England caps. After football he had less good fortune though. Hudson battled alcoholism, was made bankrupt and in 1997 spent two months in a coma after being hit by a car.

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