A wonderfully personal account of the beautiful game by a long-time fan. Hunter Davies shares his memories of some of the best matches, including the 1966 World Cup Final, and also discusses the origins of the game with a fan’s enthusiasm.
Hunter Davies` account of his passion takes us through his experiences with some of the biggest names in the game - including George Best, Gazza and Dwight Yorke - and his memories of some of the most exciting matches played over the past 40 years. His personal story provides an insight into why football is the world`s most popular sport. He explains the origins of the game, advises on collecting memorabilia, outlines the history of Wembley stadium and analyses his love of World Cups, including England`s famous victory in 1966 `he was there`.
Publication date: 11/05/2006
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)
|Publication date:||11th May 2006|
|Publisher:||Headline Book Publishing Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback (b Format)|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography,|
Hunter Davies was born in Renfrew in 1936. He has written more than 40 books and, as a journalist he contributes to the Sunday Times and writes a weekly football column in the New Statesman. He is an avid collector of football memorabilia. He lives with his wife in the Lake District and in London.More About Hunter Davies