Overview:Alan Ball: The Man in White Boots: The biography of the youngest 1966 World Cup Hero - It is a special footballer who wins the World Cup as a 21-year-old and ends a two-decade career as one of the most revered players in the history of four clubs. Former England captain Alan Ball was such a man: prodigy at Blackpool, youngest hero of 1966, Championship winner at Everton, British-record signing for the second time at Arsenal and veteran schemer for Southampton - not to mention footwear trend-setter. And all after being told he was too small to succeed in the game.Yet his years as a flat-cap wearing manager consisted mostly of relegation and promotion battles, some successful and some not, and plenty of frustration as he fought to produce winners in his own image and emulate the feats of his playing days. His life already touched tragically by the car crash that killed his father and the loss of his beloved wife Lesley to cancer, Ball died, aged only 61, after suffering a heart attack during a garden blaze.A decade on from his death, and drawing on interviews with family, friends and colleagues including Jimmy Armfield, Sir Geoff Hurst, George Cohen, Gordon Banks, Joe Royle, Mick Channon, Lawrie McMenemy, Francis Lee, George Graham, Frank McLintock, Matthew Le Tissier and many more, Alan Ball: The Man in White Boots is the definitive study of one of English football's most enduring figures.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781473660373. It was written by the following authors: David Tossell. Book Alan Ball: The Man in White Boots: The biography of the youngest 1966 World Cup Hero, which can be read online, published by the company: Hodder & Stoughton. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, Sports Books, True Stories. The book was published on 2018-10-18 00:00:00. It has 336 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 260 g. File for download Alan Ball: The Man in White Boots: The biography of the youngest 1966 World Cup Hero has PDF format and is called alan-ball-the-man-in-white-boots-the-biography-of-the-youngest-1966-world-cup-hero.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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