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Express Chemist
Express Chemist is an international online pharmacy, based in the United Kingdom. We supply an extensive range of products including medicines, blood pressure monitors, medical supplies, mobility and disability aids, day-to-day toiletries, health care products, bodybuilding products, and vitamins.

 

Physio Supplies Ltd
Physio Supplies UK are one of the leading internet suppliers of physiotherapy, rehabilitation, and sports therapy equipment to the public and professional therapist. We have been supplying equipment for 7 years via our website and have extensive knowledge of internet marketing and sales.

If you are reading this, then there is an extremely high chance that either yourself - or someone you know is in some kind of pain. Physio Supplies offers a wide range of therapy equipment that can help ease, relieve, assist or potentially cure their such like symptoms. We also have an extensive range of exercise equipment that is used in the home, gyms, pilates, yoga and for general health and exercise.

Our extensive range of products include back, lumbar supports and cushions, knee, arm and leg supports, orthopaedic pillows, TENS Machines, exercise balls and bands, wobble boards, blood pressure monitors, plus many more items available. All of the products that we supply are used and recommended by physio's, professional, occupational & sports therapists.

Physio Supplies has an extremely high conversion rate due to the information that we provide to our customers, the quality of our equipment and that our prices are the most competitive on the market. We offer genuine customer and after sales care for your customers. At present we only ship in the UK and we have an excellent delivery service. All of our products are held in stock and are normally delivered in 2/3 working days from receipt of order.

Goldshield
Goldshield offer a comprehensive range of vitamins, minerals, and natural food & dietary supplements. These are of the highest quality - high strength and super combination products, often unique formulations. We offer low prices - as Britain's first direct supplier of vitamins, minerals & supplements, we can pass on considerable savings to customers. We offer great discounts, multibuy savings and extra value packs on a range of products and we provide efficient delivery within a few days. Our products are of the highest UK Standards - as an ethical UK Pharmaceutical Company we comply with the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) that other companies outside the UK are not bound by.       

 Billy McPhail
Former Celtic Football Player. 

Billy McPhail was born 2 February 1928. At the age of 28, he was signed by Celtic for whom he played for just over a season before injury permanently ended his playing career. My dad had a great respect for all his fellow players, albeit Celtic or Rangers. He was a true gentleman on the pitch and off the pitch. Bob Crampsey  a well known football writer often wrote of my dad as the "Dartanian of Scottish Football". As he had such grace on the football pitch especially as he flew through the air heading the ball.

In the 50's the  footballs were made of leather thus when wet they were extremely heavy. Murdo Mcleod Ex Celtic, once took part in a TV documentary which illustrated the effects of such a ball at various speeds, the effects were quite alarming.

Despite the short time that Billy played, it was at Celtic that he he found most fame particularly after scoring a hat-trick in the 1957 League Cup Final.

Billy to walk for miles and claimed that this is what kept him fit.

Sadly he died of Alzheimer's Disease, it was never proven that the many knocks on his head from heading the ball contributed to him developing this terrible disease. What do you think?

My thanks go to Jane Franchi  of the BBC and Murdo Mcleod ex Celtic for trying to bring to light the dangers of heading a an old fashioned heavy leather ball. 

 NEWSPAPER ARTICLE:

Hoops bid farewell to hat-trick legend Billy
News of the World (London, England)
April 6, 2003

CELTIC legend Billy McPhail has died in hospital after a long battle with illness.
The former Parkhead star, 75, died on Friday night at Glasgow's Canniesburn Hospital.

The striker become a Hoops hero when he scored a hat-trick during Celtic's 7-1 win over Rangers in the 1957 League Cup final. Billy and his team-mates -including Bobby Evans, Bertie Peacock, Willie Fernie and Charlie Tully -were immortalised in poems and songs written about the day by ecstatic Celtic fans.

The star player joined the Celts in 1956 and also played for Clyde and Queen's Park in a career spanning 17 years.

He was widely known for his Ronald Colman-style moustache.

In 1998 he launched a legal battle to claim benefits for the dementia he said was caused by heading leather balls.

A benefits appeal tribunal ruled against him.

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