Anfield Iron Footballing legend Tommy Smith played with Liverpool for eighteen years from 1960 to 1978. During this time he won almost every honor club football has to offer – 4 First Division Championship medals, 2 FA Cup winners medals, 2 European Cups, 2 UEFA Cups, 1 European Super Cup and 5 Charity Shields. Full descriptionNew
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This book focuses on what is arguably the most extraordinary game in the long and illustrious history of Liverpool FC ~ the 2005 European Champions League Final against AC Milan at the Ataturk Stadium in Istanbul.
As the spectators assembled in the stadium to watch the game, accompanied by millions more on TV, little did they realise that they were about to be taken on the roller-coaster ride of a lifetime.
Three goals down at half-time, Liverpool seemed to have lost the game for sure ~ but…
From A Field to Anfield is the inspirational story of Nick Tanner’s against-the-odds rise from the uncompromising grassroots football scene in Bristol to the glamour of then-champions Liverpool. Nick’s story is not one of spending years mollycoddled in an academy system and having success handed to him, but of graft, days spent working in a factory before making it to the top, and being sold to Bristol Rovers by non-league Mangotsfield United for a couple of floodlight bulbs. Nick was a…
Summer 1985 and the very future of English football is in question. With hooliganism rampant and depressing and devastating tragedies at Birmingham, Bradford and Heysel, the sport had reached a pitiful and deplorable nadir; English sides banned from Europe; grounds old and decaying; racism on the terraces; attendances in freefall; and, a petty and fractious TV dispute meaning no televised games until January. The beautiful game appeared to be destroying itself from within. Outside of…
The early autobiography of a 24 year old, superstar international footballer, Michael Owen; written at what was to be the peak of his prowess. An honest an d forthright story of life both on and off the pitch – including the highs and lows, faced by a young star. (bio)