LIAM MACKEY: Benno’s drive to inspire the City pathway

There are veterans and then there are footballing veterans. At the ripe young age of 36, Alan Bennett chuckles when this ageing correspondent’s dodgy back elicits an involuntary groan as I attempt to sit down beside him.

For Alan Bennett, the success of a football club should be measured not just in silverware but in its capacity for developing talent.

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