Hard Tackles and Dirty Baths
The Inside Story of Football's Golden Era
By (author) George Best
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Hard Tackles and Dirty Baths by George Best
Book Description'We were the first generation to have to deal with the modern stardom of football. Some handled it better than others' George Best Written in the months before he died, Hard Tackles and Dirty Baths is George's farewell letter to the great footballing era in which he burned so brightly - a personal history of the golden years before TV and agents changed everything. From the breaking of the maximum wage to the cusp of the first million-pound player, it follows the triumphs and tragedies of every season from 1960 to 1974. It is the story of our greatest footballing generation - Greaves, Moore, Law, Charlton, Osgood, Lorimer, Jennings, Hurst and, of course, Best himself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780091908768
(196mm x 127mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 4-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author George Best
Scoring at Half-Time, Paperback (June 2004)
This is a collection of the anecdotes, tales and general excessive humour that George Best is renowned for. It recounts saucy tales, inside stories and embarrassing incidents from George himself, Bobby, Dennis, Nobby, Gazza, Fergie and Posh and Becks.
Blessed, Paperback (August 2002)
George Best needs little introduction. A legend in his own lifetime, he is undoubtedly the greatest footballer the UK has ever produced. Blessed with an extraordinary gift he brought a beauty and grace to the game never before seen. But Best was unable to cope with the success and fame his football genius brought. This title tells his story.
Bestie, Paperback (May 1999)» View all books by George Best
The bestselling authorized biography of a much loved football star.
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Author Biography - George Best
Epitomising football's new-found glamour in the 60s as a Busby protege at Manchester United, George Best dazzled on the pitch and lived the high life off it. Christened the Fifth Beatle at his peak, Best was the first pop star footballer. Unable to cope with the success and fame that his talent brought him, Best fell into alcoholism and his life became littered with tales of women, sex and drink. Despite well-documented problems with his health and private life, George Best never lost the passion that made him an icon to his many fans. Co-writer Harry Harris is the Group Chief Football Writer for Express Newspapers and a regular pundit on TV and radio. Twice British Sports Journalist of the Year and the only sports writer to win Sports Scoop of the Year twice, he is the author of over 30 football books, including the bestselling Pele - His Life and Times and the recent All the Way, Jose.
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