Thursday 25 December 2014

Jason McAteer: 'I loved those dodgy white suits we wore in FA Cup final'

Kristy Blake Knox

Published 08/08/2014 | 12:51

Jason McAteer centre with the other Liverpool stars before the 1996 FA Cup final
Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman and Jamie Redknapp before the 1996 FA Cup final
David James, Stan Collymore, Jamie Redknapp and Neil Ruddock in Cup final suits

Former Irish international football star Jason McAteer was one of the founding members of Liverpool FC's 'Spice Boys' back in the mid-1990s.

Jamie Redknapp, Robbie Fowler and Steve McManaman also featured in the Liverpool line-up and were known for hanging about with pop stars, spending lots of money and wearing truly hideous white suits.

But McAteer still carries a torch for the dodgy two-piece ensembles.

"The thing is, " he explained, "if we had actually won the 1996 FA Cup we would have looked a million dollars.

"Instead we lost and ended up looking like a million lira."

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