Newcastle United by Ged Clarke
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Newcastle United
By Ged Clarke

Newcastle United

Fifty Years of Hurt

By (author) See other recent books by Ged Clarke
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $35.00
Your Price: $31.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.58 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Newcastle United by Ged Clarke

Book Description

When Newcastle United crashed out of the FA Cup in Cardiff in April 2005, it was official: the second best-supported club in England and the eleventh richest in the world had completed 50 years without winning a domestic trophy. Since their last success - an FA Cup win in 1955 - no less than thirty-two clubs have won one of the three major prizes in the English game, but not the Magpies. In that half century, they've employed some of the biggest names in world football, yet most of their fanatical supporters have never seen them win a pot. In 2004, Sir Bobby Robson paid the price for failing to bring the Holy Grail to the Geordie faithful. And in 2006, Graeme Souness was next to go, the 17th manager to try - and fail - to win one of English football's glittering prizes for the longest suffering fans in the land. In "Newcastle United: Fifty Years of Hurt", Ged Clarke examines this extraordinary football phenomenon with all the humour you would expect from a disappointed but dedicated United fan. He chronicles the decades of disaster and talks to Newcastle legends such as Peter Beardsley, Les Ferdinand, Jack Charlton, Bob Moncur and Malcolm Macdonald in a bid to discover an explanation for the longest losing streak in top-class football.

Buy Newcastle United book by Ged Clarke from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781845960827
ISBN-10: 1845960823
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 153mm x 22mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Newcastle United book by Ged Clarke and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Ged Clarke

Ged Clarke is a vastly experienced journalist and award-winning television programme maker, as well as being a long-suffering Newcastle United supporter.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Ged Clarke close
» close