The Gaffer: The Trials and Tribulations of a Football Manager

by Neil Warnock

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The Gaffer: The Trials and Tribulations of a Football Manager Synopsis

Ever wondered how a transfer deal is done? What a manager says during his pre-match team-talk? What he screams from the techincal area? What goes on in training sesions, and on those long away trips? How a manager carefully builds a team, and what he does when the planning is disrupted by injuries? How he lifts a team after a crushing defeat, and keeps their feet on the ground after a resounding victory? How the man in charge handles the ever-present danger of getting sacked in the ultimate results business? In short, how one of today's top professional footballer managers somehow copes with the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, with having to live, breathe and sleep football 24 hours a day, 365 days a year? Then read The Gaffer.

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ISBN: 9780755362790
Publication date: 10/04/2014
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780755362790
Publication date: 10th April 2014
Author: Neil Warnock
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Memoirs, Autobiography: sport, Football (Soccer, Association football),

About Neil Warnock

In his 13-year playing career Neil Warnock played for Chesterfield, Rotherham United, Hartlepool United, Scunthorpe United, Aldershot, Barnsley, York City and Crewe Alexandra. In his more than three decades as a manager he has taken charge of Gainsborough Trinity, Burton Albion, Scarborough, Notts County, Torquay United, Huddersfield Town, Plymouth Argyle, Bury, Sheffield United, Crystal Palace, QPR and Leeds United. Warnock has enjoyed seven promotions during his managerial career, taking both Sheffield United and QPR into the Premier League. Glenn Moore, who assisted Neil Warnock with writing The Gaffer, is football editor of The Independent.

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