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Description - John Robertson: Super Tramp by John Robertson

The unprecedented success of Nottingham Forest under master manager Brian Clough is one of the greatest stories in football folklore. Winning the European Cup in 1979 and 1980 were the remarkable highlights of that era in the club's history, and the player at the heart of those glories was winger John Robertson. His unkempt and unshaven appearance made him the most unlikely of star footballers but his artistry and vision made him the creative on-the-field force behind a Forest side that swept all before them. After retiring from playing, Robertson struck up a wonderfully successful managerial partnership with Martin O'Neill at Leicester, Celtic and Aston Villa. Yet amid his years of football fame, Robertson has known moments of deep personal tragedy. In John Robertson- Super Tramp, the football legend reveals all in a humorous memoir that switches engagingly between footballing glory and personal heartache.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781780575339
ISBN-10: 1780575335
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 127mm x 16mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Robertson

John Robertson made almost 400 appearances for Nottingham Forest between 1970 and 1983 and was awarded 28 Scotland caps between 1978 and 1983. He later played for Derby County and later acted as chief scout and assistant manager to Martin O'Neill at Wycombe Wanderers, Norwich City, Leicester City, Celtic and Aston Villa.