LONG READ: Aberdonian Ray Stephen on working with Wenger at Nancy, playing in Platini’s testimonial and ex-club Cove’s fortunes

Cove Rangers 1994/95. Front (from left): Graeme Park, Dave Morland, Doug Baxter, Arch McLean, Alan Leslie, Michael Beattie, Tommy Forbes. Back: manager Kenny Taylor, Bruce Morrison, Ritchie Clark, Andy Paterson, Mark Murphy, David Caldwell, David Whyte, Ray Lorrimer and Ray Stephen.
Cove Rangers 1994/95. Front (from left): Graeme Park, Dave Morland, Doug Baxter, Arch McLean, Alan Leslie, Michael Beattie, Tommy Forbes. Back: manager Kenny Taylor, Bruce Morrison, Ritchie Clark, Andy Paterson, Mark Murphy, David Caldwell, David Whyte, Ray Lorrimer and Ray Stephen.