Ossie Ardiles celebrated the 40th anniversary of his landmark arrival in English football with a lavish up-market dinner in the swish surroundings of the Berystede Hotel’s Library room here in Ascot.

Ossie brought his wife and stayed overnight in one of the hotels luxurious suites after the exclusively invited guests watched a 60-minute film of Ossie’s life at a champagne reception followed by a 4-course Argentine theme meal.  Ossie was presented with a massive cake with 40th candles, his wife Sylvia was presented with a bottle of champagne.

Exclusively designed retro shirts were unveiled at the dinner and several purchased at auction.  Ossie had time for everyone, irrespective go age, signing the menus, shirts and other memorabilia at the event.

Special mention to big Spurs fan Phil Smith and his company Kewtech for supporting the event, along with Neil Burns, and Gary Ross.  It proved to new a wonderful family occasion.

Congratulation to the General Manager Raf and his team who put provided wonderful service, and testimony to the style of the Legends events this is the second time Ossie Ardiles has been the star of such events.

The Berystede, Ascot has initiated a number of Legends events in the last couple of months that have proved a huge success and more such events are now planned, so stay tuned for announcements on Ascot Matters.