Description - The Grand Tour by Paul Joannou
In the modern game, competing in European football is in many ways even more important than winning domestic silverware. Only a handful of English clubs have reached the milestone of 100 games of European action Newcastle United is one of them. he Magpie's European successes have taken them to cities of diverse cultures and allowed them to play at some of Europe s finest arenas. Along the way, the competition has been fierce and many of the world s greatest players have taken the field alongside United, including Totti, Del Piero, Rivaldo and Figo. he Grand Tour captures the excitement of Newcastle United's European adventures and features profiles of the club s first 100 matches. It covers every dramatic development, from the story of United s trophy-winning debut back in 1968 69 and that remarkable triumph in Budapest to Kevin Keegan s Entertainers adventure. It also details the club s bids to land the UEFA Cup under Sir Bobby Robson and Graeme Souness. avishly illustrated, this stunning book is a must for every Newcastle United supporter.
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Author Biography - Paul Joannou
Having followed the roller-coaster fortunes of Newcastle United for more than 40 years, Paul Joannou is recognised as the club's official historian. He has compiled a library of well-received titles on the Magpies, including Shirt of Legends and The Black 'n' White Alphabet.