If laughter is the best medicine, there’s only one Doc who can prescribe an evening full of fun and entertainment and that’s the one and only Tommy Docherty – great Scottish soccer legend and King of the One Liners.
The fast-talking, wisecracking Glaswegian is a stalwart of the After-Dinner circuit and is known throughout the country as THE DOC.
His views on the game are constantly sought by radio, television and the newspapers. Few others have his track record in the game – his previous managerial positions include Manchester United, Chelsea, QPR, Derby County, Oporto, Wolves, Aston Villa and Scotland, In fact, he claims to have had more clubs than Jack Nicklaus!
Among his many honours are 25 caps for Scotland, 2 World Cup appearances as Captain and manager of the Scottish side, Cup Final and League Cup wins – and taking Chelsea and Man Utd to Division One in ‘63 and ‘74 respectively.
As a player, he starred for Preston North End, Celtic and Arsenal. Nowadays, he is in great demand as a celebrity speaker at many events from Multinational Company Conference Dinners, to Personal Appearances, Sportsman’s Dinners and Trade and Industry Association Dinners. Tommy is not only known as an after dinner speaker, he has spoken on platforms passing on some of his successful strategies including: Teamwork, Leadership, Winning Attitudes, Goal Setting, and Communicating for Success.
As the Daily Express said of his one-man show “It had ‘em rolling in the aisles. Ninety minutes of Tommy onstage can seriously damage your funny bones!”
“Tommy was excellent. He had obviously evaluated the audience prior to speaking and had ensured that the content was appropriate. He was funny, interesting and extremely personable. I wouldn’t hesitate to book Tommy Docherty again.” University College Northampton
“Tommy Docherty was fantastic, funny and very professional. He kept the tables amused throughout the night and was a great hit.” Konica Minolta