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Big Match, The

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Jimmy Hill was born in Balham in 1928. He began his professional footballing career with Brentford and after three years was transferred to Fulham, where he played in the First and Second Divisions.

He was Chairman of the Professional Footballers’ Association between 1956 and 1961 and became involved with television whilst manager of Coventry City.

Jimmy joined London Weekend Television as Head of Sport in 1967 and appeared regularly in World Of Sport‘s ‘On The Ball’ and in The Big Match.

Brian Moore spent six years as a football correspondent with the BBC before joining LWT in 1968.