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Joey Jones

Joey Jones is a footballer who played for Liverpool, Chelsea and Wrexham during the 1970's, 80's and early 90's. A popular figure at both Liverpool and Chelsea, he was instrumental in leading Liverpool to the League and European Cup double in 1977, as well as defending the European Cup in 1978. He later moved for a Wrexham club record fee of £210,000 back to Wrexham where he played for 4 seasons before moving onto Chelsea. Despite initially being an unpopular figure, his dermined and stoic nature made him popular cult figure at Stamford Bridge, and stayed there for 3 seasons before moving back to Wrexham. He retired from playing in 1992, and - after having heart surgery in 2002 - is still working behind the scenes as reserve team coach. 

William Morris Hughes

William Morris Hughes was the 7th Prime Minister of Australia and the longest serving member of Australian Parliament. Originally born in London, "Billy" - as he'd like to be known - moved to Llandudno at the age of 7 and was educated in Llandudno, before returning to london at the age of 14. He was Prime Minister throughout World War I, and was the first person to give the nation of Australia a voice and officially represent it on the world stage. 

Neville Southall

Neville Southall was a goalkeeper, most famously for a 16 year spell Everton and Wales, where he was first choice goalkeeper for over a decade. His keeping lead to Everton winning two League Championships, the FA Cup and European Cup. He has played for a number of clubs since, including Stoke, Shrewsbury, Bury, Bradford City, and briefly managed Hastings. He won the Football Writers Player of the Year in 1985, and is still active in football, currently associated with Rhyl. 

Paula Yates

Paula Yates is one of the most recognisable celebrities from the 80's and 90's. Presenting for the recently launched Channel 4 shows "The Tube" and "The Big Breakfast", Yates' style of presenting was a far cry from the traditonal presenting of current channels. Yates is probably best known for her marriage to Sir Bob Geldof. Yates sadly died of a drug overdose in 2000.

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