Football - Bloody Hell!

Paperback edition released 01/09/2011

by Patrick Barclay

Football - Bloody Hell! Synopsis

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS Sir Alex Ferguson is the most controversial and compelling figure in football. For many he ranks as the greatest manager of all time. He is certainly the most successful. It's been more than ten years since Ferguson's Manchester United triumphed over Bayern Munich in the dying seconds of the Champions League final. Since then he has presided over the rise and fall and rise again of Jose Mourinho; the arrival and departure of the world's best player, Ronaldo; the removal of one English talisman - Beckham - and the irresistible instalment of another - Rooney. Ferguson has been instrumental in making the Premier League the most successful competition in football, and he has endured while the mountains of cash have turned to valleys of debt. Throughout, award-winning journalist Patrick Barclay has been pitch-side and spoken to all those who know Ferguson best - fellow managers, former players, colleagues and commentators. The result is Football - Bloody Hell!: the definitive work on the game's greatest living legend.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780224083072
Publication date: 1st September 2011
Author: Patrick Barclay
Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 544 pages
Primary Genre Biography: sport

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About Patrick Barclay

Patrick Barclay is Chief Football Commentator for The Times and one of the most respected journalists in the business. During a career spanning eight World Cups he has been the chief football writer for each of the four quality newspaper groups in England: The Times, Guardian-Observer, Telegraph, and Independent. His first book, Mourinho: Anatomy of a Winner was published to acclaim in 2005.

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