Ian Herbert - Author

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Ian Herbert is the Independent's chief sportswriter. He began his career in Liverpool in 1989, where he was both a news and football reporter, and eeventually became Deputy Editor of Liverpool Daily Post before leaving for the nationals. As a football reporter on the Post, he covered the managerial era of Graeme Souness, during which LFC's decline from the standards of the great Bob Paisley days was the steepest.

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Quiet Genius Bob Paisley, British football's greatest manager SHORTLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017

Quiet Genius Bob Paisley, British football's greatest manager SHORTLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017

Author: Ian Herbert Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/05/2018

The full story of the man who brought unprecedented - and since unmatched - success to Liverpool FC Bob Paisley was the quiet man in the flat cap who swept all domestic and European opposition aside and produced arguably the greatest club team that Britain has ever known. The man whose Liverpool team won trophies at a rate-per-season that dwarfs Sir Alex Ferguson's achievements at Manchester United and who remains the only Briton to lead a team to three European Cups. From Wembley to Rome, Manchester to Madrid, Paisley's team was the one no one could touch. Working in a city which was on its knees, in deep post-industrial decline, still tainted by the 1981 Toxteth riots and in a state of open warfare with Margaret Thatcher, he delivered a golden era - never re-attained since - which made the city of Liverpool synonymous with success and won them supporters the world over. Yet, thirty years since Paisley died, the life and times of this shrewd, intelligent, visionary, modest football man have still never been fully explored and explained. Based on in-depth interviews with Paisley's family and many of the players whom he led to an extraordinary haul of honours between 1974 and 1983, Quiet Genius is the first biography to examine in depth the secrets of Paisley's success. It inspects his man-management strategies, his extraordinary eye for a good player, his uncanny ability to diagnose injuries in his own players and the opposition, and the wicked sense of humour which endeared him to so many. It explores the North-East mining community roots which he cherished, and considers his visionary outlook on the way the game would develop. Quiet Genius is the story of how one modest man accomplished more than any other football manager, found his attributes largely unrecorded and undervalued and, in keeping with the gentler ways of his generation, did not seem to mind. It reveals an individual who seemed out of keeping with the brash, celebrity sport football was becoming, and who succeeded on his own terms. Three decades on from his death, it is a football story that demands to be told.

Managing Your Placement A Skills Based Approach

Managing Your Placement A Skills Based Approach

Author: Ian Herbert, Andrew Rothwell Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/08/2004

Managing Your Placement provides business and management undergraduates with a comprehensive guide to making the most of the opportunities available to them on a work placement. The book will guide students through everything, from the questions to ask to admission tutors on university open days, to selecting the best placement and securing a job upon graduation. Managing Your Placement will provide business students with the tools to assess their own skills and critically evaluate their career options. A must read for anyone about to embark upon a business course in Higher Education, about to make a placement selection or looking for their first job after graduation. Also available is a companion website with extra features to accompany the text, please take a look by clicking below - http://www.palgrave.com/business/herbert/index.asp

World of Theatre 2003 Edition An Account of the World's Theatre Seasons 1999-2000, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002

World of Theatre 2003 Edition An Account of the World's Theatre Seasons 1999-2000, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002

Author: Ian Herbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/02/2003

Edited by Ian Herbert, President of the International Association of Theatre Critics, Secretary of the Drama Section of the Critics' Circle in London, and editor of Theatre Record, the chronicle of the British stage, and Nicole Leclercq, Archives et Musee de la Litterature, Brussels, the World of Theatre is a lavishly illustrated biennial publication providing on-the-spot and authoritative surveys of current theatrical activity from across the globe. The content of the book is as varied as the theatrical situations it describes, from magisterial round-ups by leading critics in Europe to desperate and pitiful reports from the battlefield in war-torn countries. With expanded coverage, this new edition encompasses the three seasons from 1999 to 2002 and contains articles from over seventy countries. The contributors include leading commentators such as Jim O'Quinn, editor of American Theatre, and England's Peter Hepple, the longest serving London theatre critic and a former editor of The Stage. The World of Theatre will be welcomed by theatre scholars as an ongoing revision of another Routledge reference work, the World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre and is essential reading for anyone seeking up-to-date information on the developments in the leading theatre nations as well as those countries whose theatre is little known outside their boundaries.

The World of Theatre Edition 2000

The World of Theatre Edition 2000

Author: Ian Herbert Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/07/2000

The World of Theatre is an on-the-spot account of current theatre activity across six continents. The year 2000 edition covers the three seasons from 1996-97 to 1998-99, in over sixty countries - more than ever before. The content of the book is as varied as the theatre scene it describes, from magisterial round-ups by leading critics in Europe (Peter Hepple of The Stage) and North America (Jim O'Quinn of American Theatre) to what are sometimes literally war-torn countries such as Iran or Sierra Leone.

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