Born in 1958, Terry Crouch was a wide-eyed eight year old when England achieved their greatest glory in 1966. He was educated in Barnet, where he played in amateur football leagues. A Queens Park Rangers supporter, he now lives in Garstang, Lancashire with his wife and five children, and coaches with Garstang Juniors and Imperial Football Club.
'Everything you could ever want to know about the World Cup'. This encyclopaedic tome has a wealth of information about the competition, including facts and figures for every minute of every World Cup game ever played since the very first finals in Uruguay, 1930! Tables of results are admirably balanced by well-written text, full of absorbing anecdotes and opinions. Exhaustive in its coverage and smart in its analyses, it's no wonder this is being called 'the book no football fan can be without in World Cup year 2006'.