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Blue-eyed boy makes it a Trevor Francis hat-trick; Baby AND grandad both named after St Andrew's legend.

Byline: JASBIR AUTHI and NEIL ELKES Staff Reporters

''THERE'S only one Trevor Francis,'' was once the cry from the St Andrew's terraces.

But for the Streeter family there are definitely two.

Grandad TrevorFrancis Streeter, 38, has passed his name on to little Trevor-Francis Streeter, aged just nine-and-half months - meaning he shares both his name and a talent for dribbling with the Blues and England legend.

And mum Stacey Streeter, 21, hopes that the little one will one day be inspired to football success like his famous namesake.

With dad James Grieg, 24, and older brother Riley-Francis, two, they make a footy-mad family and are all regulars at St Andrew's.

Stacey, from Chelmsley Wood, said: "He was named after my father, who was named after Trevor Francis. Super Trev is our all-time favourite player. He's a happy little boy, a real smiler and if he's anything like his older brother he will be football mad."

Stacey knew former Blues star Nathan Redmond as they grew up in the same area and used to watch him from the stands - and now hopes her son will become as big a player.

Grandad Trevor said: "My parents called me Trevor because when I was born in 1975, as Trevor Francis was playing for Birmingham City then and was a great young player.

"I do get funny looks when people ask me my name. My first grandson's middle name is Francis but I told Stacey that I wanted my second grandson to carry on my name."

Trevor, who works as a contracts manger for a security company, said he's not as talented on the pitch as his famous namesake.

"I can play but I'm not really made for running round the pitch, I'm a goalkeeper," he laughed.

In 1975, footballer Francis was the emerging star of the Blues team, bagging the goals which secured their First Division status for several seasons before becoming the first PS1 million player in a transfer to Nottingham Forest.


Trevor Francis playing for Blues.

Trevor Francis Streeter with nine-month-old grandson, also Trevor Francis Streeter. Also pictured are Trevor's mum Stacey, dad James and older brother Riley.
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Date:Jul 17, 2013
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