Overview:Pegasus: The Famous Oxford and Cambridge Soccer Side of the Nineteen Fifties - The combined soccer side of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, Pegasus gained a tremendous following in its brief life. The team won the F.A. Amateur Cup in 1951 and 1953 before capacity crowds of 100,000 at Wembley. This autobiographical account, by one of the key players, brings vivid detail to the day-to-day reality of soccer management, team selection, training and modest celebration, together with the practicalities of daily life in the 1950s. Pegasus was the last of the great Amateur football teams and this fascinating, often humorous book, is a fitting tribute to it. This Second Edition features additional photographs and an Afterword by David Miller. Ken Shearwood, now in his late eighties, was an excellent all-round games player, and at soccer a frankly uncompromising centre half. who was to become an integral part of the briefly flowering Pegasus side from Oxford and Cambridge which, remarkably, twice won the Amateur Cup...After Shearwood retired from the game, he [taught] - not without considerable difficulty in the maths area - at Lancing, where he was to stay, as master, housemaster and registrar for the rest of his working life, serving under six headmasters. Pen pictures and anecdotes - shrewd, funny, sparkling, but never unkind - abound, for this is a contented man, happily married for over fifty years.That great Arsenal and England footballer Joe Mercer once introduced Ken Shearwood to Derek Dougan, the Irish International, as the "best centre half in England"; even if he exaggerated, he may not have been too far from the truth. Colin Leach, Times Literary Supplement.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781849210478. It was written by the following authors: Geoffrey Green, Ken Shearwood, David Miller. Book Pegasus: The Famous Oxford and Cambridge Soccer Side of the Nineteen Fifties, which can be read online, published by the company: Zeticula Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: True Stories, Biography, Sports Books. The book was published on 2011-01-07 00:00:00. It has 360 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 483 g. File for download Pegasus: The Famous Oxford and Cambridge Soccer Side of the Nineteen Fifties has PDF format and is called pegasus-the-famous-oxford-and-cambridge-soccer-side-of-the-nineteen-fifties.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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