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Nearly reach the sky : a farewell to Upton Park

Author: Brian Williams
Publisher: Great Britain : Biteback Publishing, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Success, failure, heroism, stupidity, talent, skulduggery … Upton Park has seen it all. If supporting his club for fifty years has taught Brian Williams one thing it's that football fans definitely need a sense of humour – how else would they cope with the trials and tribulations that are part and parcel of cheering on their team? In this frank and funny take on the travails of a die-hard football  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Williams
ISBN: 9781849548854 1849548854 1322978409 9781322978406
OCLC Number: 904959389
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; 1: The family club; 2: Home sweet home; 3: One day in the life of ... ; 4: Trevor Brooking walks on water; 5: The West Ham Way; 6: Funeral for a friend; 7: The ghosts of Christmas; 8: And we hate Millwall; 9: Supping with the devil; 10: West Ham 'til I cry; 11: A book of two halves; 12: Stick yer blue flag up yer arse; 13: Unlucky for some; 14: Box to box; 15: Local heroes; 16: On the spot; 17: 1966 and all that; 18: Pride and prejudice; 19: Dear Mr Bonds; 20: Let there be lights; Acknowledgements; Copyright; Advertisement.
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Nearly Reach the Sky is an exploration of the experiences that come with supporting a football club, the recollections of great players, great successes and great calamities with all the comedy,  Read more...

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