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  • Wimbledon: From Southern League to Premiership 1964-1995

    series Desert Island Football Histories
    The story of Wimbledon FC is among the most astonishing Cinderella tales in the history of the English game. The clubs achievements have no equal. Winning the FA Amateur Cup in 1963, they were elected to the Southern League and promoted to the Premier Division at the first attempt. Championships followed in 1975, 1976, and 1977. These, coupled with headline-grabbing performances in the FA Cup ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Ireland: The Quest for the World Cup 1934-1994 - A Complete Record

    series Desert Island Football Histories
    A match-by-match account of every game the Republic of Ireland have played in the World Cup - including qualifying rounds and finals - from 1934 to the 1994 competitions. This unique history is an emotive journey through the trials and tribulations of Ireland's quest for football's ultimate prize. Clive Leatherdale recaptures the skulduggery behind Ireland's participation in the World Cups of 1934 ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Aberdeen: The European Era 1966-1996

    series Desert Island Football Histories
    The recent history of Aberdeen FC is among the most eye-catching of any British club. It was not always so. Created in 1903, Aberdeen FC were for many years dismissed as provincial under-achievers. By 1966 when this book takes up their story the Dons had won the Scottish championship just once in 63 years. The dramatic rise in Aberdeens fortunes is due partly to a succession of dynamic managers ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Scotland: The Quest for the World Cup 1950-1994 - A Complete Record

    series Desert Island Football Histories
    A match-by-match account of every game Scotland have played in the World Cup - including qualifying rounds and finals - from the 1950 to the 1994 competitions. This unique history is an emotive journey through the trials and tribulations of Scotland's quest for football's ultimate prize. Clive Leatherdale recaptures the bizarre refusal to participate in the 1950 finals; the 0-7 thrashing by ... Read more

    £4.99

  • England's Quest for the World Cup 1950-2006 - A Complete Record

    series Desert Island Football Histories
    The fourth edition of this encyclopaedic history of England's attempt to win soccer's World Cup. It includes all qualifying games up to 2006, as well as the World Cup finals. Reviews: "Probably the most entertaining football book I have ever read." David Barber, FA News. "Detailed enough to be compulsive," FourFourTwo ... Read more

    £4.99

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  • Bobby Murdoch, Different Class

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    The rise of Celtic's Bobby Murdoch mirrored his club's emergence in the Sixties. With Murdoch in midfield, the Hoops became one of the most formidable teams in British football history - winning an unprecedented 9 Scottish titles in a row, 5 Scottish Cups, 5 Scottish League Cups to add to their immortal triumph in Lisbon in 1967. ... Read more

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  • Denis Law

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    Over 40 years spent at the cutting edge of football reporting for "The Daily Mirror," "Daily Express" and "Today" newspapers, gave Derek Potter a unique insight into the characters of legendary personalities in the game.The only non-London based winner of the prestigious British Sports Council Reporter of the Year award, Derek broke many exclusives and became 'The Man Football Can Trust'. Chief ... Read more

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    Captain of Celtic and midfield enforcer for Northern Ireland, Neil Lennon is one of the most controversial figures in British football. His story is an extraordinary tale of religious bigotry, life-threatening career injury, tumultuous football success at club level, and of the remarkable events that led him to turn his back on his country.The first Northern Irish Roman Catholic to play for Celtic ... Read more

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