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Description - Life in the Beautiful Game by Bob Wilson

Bob Wilson's Life in The Beautiful Game sees the Arsenal legend and veteran BBC presenter takes a long and personal look back at a sport that has kept him busy in one form or another for over half a century. From Busby to Beckham, Garrincha to Gazza, Pusk's to Pel, no one escapes Wilson's entertaining dissection of the game. Discover why the great Bill Shankly once locked him in a room at the Liverpool training ground and wouldn't let him out, why the legendary Brian Clough once insisted on getting him drunk before an interview, and what really happened in that infamous Arsenal and Man Utd tunnel punch-up between Vieira and Keane. It's clearly a sport he loves, and there is no question that reading his book will leave you remembering why football acquired the moniker The Beautiful Game.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781848310186
ISBN-10: 1848310188
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 162mm x 48mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Icon Books Ltd
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Bob Wilson

Bob Wilson was awarded an OBE in 2007 for services to football and his charity, the Willow Foundation, which he founded in memory of his daughter, Anna, who died of cancer aged 31, and which receives royalties from the sale of his books.

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