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Cyrille Regis My Story



Cyrille Regis My Story Cyrille Regis migrated from the French Caribbean to a racially divided West London in the 1960s, developed as a semi-professional footballer and subsequently moved to a top-flight Football League club, but still faced racial hatred. This book describes the battles Cyrille faced as a child and teenager before he turned professional. Full description


Cyrille Regis

Pub Date : 2011-08 | Author : Cyrille Regis | Publisher : Andre Deutsch Limited

ISBN 10 : 0233003266
ISBN 13 : 9780233003269

The autobiography of Britain's first black football superstar Cyrille Regis' story is a compelling one on many levels, including his migration from the French Caribbean to a racial..


Different Class

Pub Date : 2017-07-13 | Author : Dermot Kavanagh | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781783523788
ISBN 13 : 1783523786

In 1977, Laurie Cunningham became the first black footballer to play professionally for England and, two years later, went on to become the first Englishman to play for Real Madrid..


The Three Degrees

Pub Date : 2014-07-03 | Author : Paul Rees | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781472106919
ISBN 13 : 1472106911

When Cyrille Regis became one of the first black players to be selected for the full England team, he was sent a package in the mail. Inside it was a silver bullet and a note that ..


Pitch Black

Pub Date : 2015-04-21 | Author : Emy Onuora | Publisher : Biteback Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781849549271
ISBN 13 : 1849549273

When Paul Canoville took to the pitch for Chelsea in 1982, he was prepared for abuse. When the monkey chanting and the banana throwing started, he wasn't surprised. He wasn't prepa..


Samba In The Smethwick End

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Dave Bowler | Publisher : Mainstream

ISBN 10 : 1840181885
ISBN 13 : 9781840181883

Twenty years ago, West Bromwich Albion had the most exciting team in English football. At its heart were Laurie Cunningham, Cyrille Regis and Brendon Batson, threee players not onl..


Thou Shall Not Pass

Pub Date : 2017-11-01 | Author : Bill Howell | Publisher : Pitch Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1785313053
ISBN 13 : 9781785313059

A legend at West Bromwich Albion and icon at Wolverhampton Wanderers, Alistair Robertson is a rare footballer who can walk tall either side of a bitter Black Country divide. The to..


America In The British Imagination

Pub Date : 2013-12-18 | Author : J. Lyons | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137376800
ISBN 13 : 1137376805

How was American culture disseminated into Britain? Why did many British citizens embrace American customs? And what picture did they form of American society and politics? This en..


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