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26/11/2012 15:15, Report by Nick Coppack
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Macari leads Sexton tributes

tough but didn't tell everyone about it.

“Dave also suffered because he followed Tommy Docherty. The Doc loved the spotlight and the media loved him - they loved that he'd give them headlines and controversial quotes. Dave was the opposite.

“I remember one day, in the week leading up to a Manchester derby, some of the press boys collared me and asked me to have a word with Dave and convince him to give them a few lines.

"So I saw him and suggested he tell the press that we were going to smash them 5-0. He almost fell over. 'There's no way I'm telling them that!', he said. 'What if we don't win?'

“That's the type of man he was: an honest guy and a fair competitor. It's really sad to hear of his death.”

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