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George Raynor : the reluctant ambassador

Author: Ashley Hyne
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Guinness Book of Records called him the most successful football coach in history but English-born, George Raynor is the great unknown of British football. His remarkable successes (coaching 'amateur' Sweden to an Olympic Gold medal and a World Cup Final) were contrasted bizarrely by how he was treated by the English football community of the 1950s. Months after becoming the first Englishman to take a side to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: George Raynor; George Raynor
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Hyne
ISBN: 9780750961219 075096121X
OCLC Number: 876287293
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; About the Author; Acknowledgements; Foreword by Gordon Pulley; Introduction; 1 The Early Years; 2 A Playing Career Unfulfilled?; 3 The War Years; 4 Opportunities in Sweden; 5 Olympic Gold; 6 Olympic Glory; 7 Aftermath; 8 A Strange Kind of Triumph; 9 The Debacle of 1954; 10 Italian Interlude; 11 Coventry City; 12 The Low Point at Highfield Road; 13 Back to Sweden; 14 The 1958 World Cup; 15 Home at Last; 16 The Most Important Book in English Football History; 17 Dispute; 18 The Descent; Afterword; Bibliography; Plates; Copyright.
Responsibility: Ashley Hyne.
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