When Pele Broke Our Hearts: Wales and the 1958 World Cup

When Pele Broke Our Hearts: Wales and the 1958 World Cup

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Overview

When Pele Broke Our Hearts: Wales and the 1958 World Cup by Mario Risoli

When Pelé Broke Our Hearts is the definitive story of the Welsh team's remarkable 1958 World Cup campaign, the first and only time Wales has qualified for football's premier tournament. This new edition features a new preface from Nicky Wire of the Manic Street Preachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781902719023
Publisher: Ashley Drake Publishing Limited
Publication date: 10/31/2001
Pages: 161
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsiv
Prefacev
Forewordiv
Christmas Comes Early1
King of the Team-Talk15
The Boys of '5827
The World's Most Valuable Player43
Welcome to Soltsjobaden52
The Contenders64
Mad Magyars74
The Mexico Debacle86
'We're Not Playboys'98
Glory in Stockholm110
Brazil123
Forty Years on139
The 1958 World Cup148

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