Neil Duncan, television buying director at OMD, has fond memories
of his big day at Wembley.
He was working for UK Gold and the channel was launching Classic Match
of The Day.
Sales director Nick Milligan (now at Channel 5) hired Wembley stadium
for a day and all the agency and sales guys played a footie tournament
on the hallowed turf.
To add extra novelty, each team had a manager from the heyday of the
English game.’There were guys like Alan Mullery and Geoff Hurst
wandering around and Jimmy Hill presented the team prizes,’ remembers
Duncan. ’It was only 15 minutes per game, but by the end we were all