The best-selling pictorial tribute to one of Britain's great footballing personalitiesrefreshed, repackaged, and with the last eight pages rewritten to bring the book up to date. Features an exclusive foreword by Gary Lineker and includes tributes from many of the game's most famous names, including: Ronaldo, Figo, Franz Beckenbauer, Rudd van Nistelroy, Alan Shearer, and Paul Gascoigne. An illustrated celebration of the life and times of Sir Bobby Robson, one of the most successful managers ever. Involved in football for almost sixty years as a player at First Division and international level, and as an international coach, he is much loved and respected throughout the world of football. As well as the triumphs, capturing the FA Cup and UEFA Cup with Ipswich, two exhilarating World Cup campaigns with England, and winning three cups and the respect of the fans at Barcelona, he has had his share of drama and despair. He was sacked from his first management position at Fulham and again later on in his career from both Sporting Lisbon and Newcastle United, and he was hounded by the press while England's coach. Bob Harris, a close acquaintance of Sir Bobby's, tells the football manager's own story, which is exclusively interlarded with stories and anecdotes from many of the most famous names in football. Sir Bobby is a living legend and this is a tribute to his amazing life.
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Group, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Bob Harris is one of the UK's best-known and most widely traveled sports writers and broadcasters. He has co-authored books with Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Viv Richards, Bruce Grobbelaar, Steve Coppell, Graeme Souness, Kevin Keegan, Graham Kelly, and Stuart Pearce, among others.