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The football man : people and passions in soccer

Author: Arthur Hopcraft
Publisher: London : Aurum, 2013. ©2006
Series: Aurum sports classics
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written just two years after England's '66 triumph when the national game was at its zenith, Arthur Hopcraft's The Football Man is repeatedly quoted as the best book ever written about the sport. This definitive, magisterial study of football and society profiles includes interviews with all-time greats like Bobby Charlton, George Best, Alf Ramsay, Stanley Matthews, Matt Busby and Nat Lofthouse. It is a snapshot of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Hopcraft
ISBN: 9781781311516 178131151X
OCLC Number: 841673196
Notes: "First published by Aurum Press in 2006"--Verso of title page.
Lacks pages 245-246.
Includes index.
Description: 253 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Aurum sports classics
Responsibility: Arthur Hopcraft ; with a new foreword by Michael Parkinson.

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Written just two years after England's '66 triumph when the national game was at its zenith, Arthur Hopcraft's The Football Man is repeatedly quoted as the best book every written about the sport.  Read more...

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'A masterpiece among sports books' Guardian 'The best book on the game.' Observer 'It remains one of my favourite football reads.' -- Graham Taylor 'Brilliant portrayal. One of the classics of the Read more...

 
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