Former Newcastle United winger, Ruel Fox, is now officially a Newcastle Legend.
Although he only played for the club between 1994 and 1995, joining the club from Norwich City in the February after eight years with the Canaries where he gained cult status, becoming the inaugural member of the Norwich City Hall of Fame.
Upon his arrival at St. James’ Park, for a fee of £2, 250.000, then manager Kevin Keegan stated that “Fox is the best player in his position in the country.”
He became an instant hit with the Magpies and was an early part of the famed ‘Entertainers,’ helping United to a third place finish in the Premier League and a long-awaited return to European competition.
During his time with the club he made of fifty appearances before leaving for Tottenham Hotspur in October 1995 for a £4.25 million deal having been ousted by a certain French superstar, David Ginola.
Look out for an exclusive interview with ‘the fox’ this weekend ahead of the Norwich game.