Hearts On This Day: History, Facts & Figures from Every Day of the Year

Hearts On This Day: History, Facts & Figures from Every Day of the Year

by Steve Weddell

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Overview

Hearts On This Day revisits the most magical and memorable moments from the club's distinguished history, mixing in a maelstrom of anecdotes and characters to produce an irresistibly Jambos diary - with an entry for every day of the year. From the club's humble, romantic origins in Edinburgh's Old Town, to coming within a hair's breadth of extinction at the hands of a Russian megalomaniac, to ultimate redemption in a record-toppling Championship campaign. Hearts fans have experienced each and every gamut of emotion in the club's 140-year history. The team were the first in Britain to sign up en masse for the Great War. While cup wins, a never-bettered 132-goal title-winning campaign, memorable European nights against such luminaries as Locomotive Leipzig, Bayern Munich, Austria Vienna, Bordeaux and Basle all feature alongside a raft of Tynecastle legends.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785312380
Publisher: Pitch Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Author of A Tale of Two Seasons and a lifelong Hearts fan, Steve Weddell began reporting on matches as a 15-year-old with the Edinburgh Evening News. Steve pursued a career in conservation and after six months as a keeper at Edinburgh Zoo he moved to Liverpool in 1995 with the aim of training to become a zoo vet. An arthritic condition caused him to reconsider his future and after qualifying in 2004 he wrote Dances with Sheep: Memoirs of a Vet Student.

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