Gas Masks for Goal Posts by Anton Rippon
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Gas Masks for Goal Posts
By Anton Rippon

Gas Masks for Goal Posts

Football in Britain During the Second World War

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Gas Masks for Goal Posts by Anton Rippon

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When Britain declared war on Germany in September 1939, football came to an abrupt halt. Large crowds were banned, stadiums were given over to military use, most players joined up. This book captures the atmosphere of the time and tells the story of a unique period in football's history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750940306
ISBN-10: 0750940301
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Anton Rippon

ANTON RIPPON was born during the Second World War and grew up watching football. He has covered top-flight soccer for national and local newspapers and his work has appeared in The Times, The Independent, The Guardian and the Sunday Telegraph. For over 20 years he ran one of the UK's leading football publishers and was also editorial director of The Footballer magazine. The author of some 20 sporting books.

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