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For Club and Country

Welsh Football Greats

Translated by Peter Stead
Format: Hardback
Publisher: University of Wales Press, Wales, United Kingdom
Published: 1st Oct 2000
Dimensions: w 156mm h 234mm d 23mm
Weight: 680g
ISBN-10: 0708316247
ISBN-13: 9780708316245
Barcode No: 9780708316245
Synopsis
A team of distinguished authors highlight and evoke the genius of Welsh football stars and place them in the context of the changing pattern of the game in Britain and internationally.

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." . . an excellent . . . read." -Soccer & Society "It's an absorbing work that unearths some fascinating facts and also buries the sporting myth men of Harlech need ball to hand rather than to feet." -North Wales Evening Leader "A volume of such a high standard as For Club and Country is not only welcome but should, indeed, be revered and made compulsory reading for all radio, television and press mandarins . . . This volume is priceless." -gwales.com ." . . [a] fine compendium of biographical portraits . . . Bringing to life the bandy-legged dribble king Billy Meredith, jug-eared fag-smoking Cardiff City icon Fred Keenor, the great Edwardian goalkeeper Leigh Richmond Roose, the bustling bellicose centre forward Trevor Ford and perhaps the greatest Welsh footballer of them all, John Charles, For Club and Country places them all vividly in their social and historical context, incidentally spotlighting the undulating fortunes of the club and national sides as their stories unfold . . . This is an inspirational anecdotally-chunky volume which joins the dots between the past and present without being swamped by misty-eyed self-deluding nostalgia. It redefines and reclaims a Welsh footballing heritage . . ." -Wales Watch A timely reminder of the marvellous roles Welsh heroes have played in the history of football; and of how prominently football stands in the country of their birth. A book to stir the blood. Ken Jones, sports journalist, "Independent"
--Ken Jones "Independent "" "A timely reminder of the marvellous roles Welsh heroes have played in the history of football; and of how prominently football stands in the country of their birth. A book to stir the blood." -Ken Jones, sports journalist, "Independent"

--Ken Jones "Independent "