By Ollie Irish
Allison and his many wives
Sad news: Malcolm Allison has passed away, aged 83. Big Malc was one of English football’s biggest characters of the last 30 years. In as much as we’d never seen a manager with a penchant for wearing fedoras and smoking cigars.
Mike Summerbee, who played under Allison at Man City, paid tribute to his former gaffer: “Malcolm changed football by making us train like athletes. In that respect he was ahead of his time and he was a great tactician as well.
“He was also one of