Spurs Greatest Games

Author: Mike Donovan

Publisher: Pitch Pub

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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From games against noisy north London neighbors Arsenal to others against big rivals like Manchester United, Chelsea, and Liverpool Tottenham Hotspur is a club founded in 1882 on romance, taking its name from a legendary historical figure immortalized by Shakespeare, a club with a tradition of panache and style. This book reflects these hallmarks through 50 of their finest matches: from the first FA Cup success to the Double and European Cup Winners' Cup triumphs.

Manchester United Greatest Games

Author: Rob Clark

Publisher: Pitch Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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From the thousands of matches ever played by Manchester United, stretching from their roots as Newton Heath to the present-day colossus that has racked up more league titles and FA Cups to their name than any other club, here are 50 of United's most glorious, epochal and thrilling games of all! Expertly presented in evocative historical context, and described incident-by-incident in atmospheric detail, Manchester United Greatest Games offers a terrace ticket back in time, taking in everything from the dark days of Munich to the unmatched League/FA Cup/Champions League Treble. An irresistible cast list of club legends - Tommy Taylor, Duncan Edwards and Bobby Charlton, George Best, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes - springs to life in a thrilling selection of hard-fought derby matches, landmark European nights, and league and cup exploits. In all, a journey through the highlights of United history which is guaranteed to make any fan's heart swell with pride.

Arsenal Greatest Games

The Gunners' Fifty Finest Matches

Author: Paul Donnelley

Publisher: Pitch Publishing

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 289

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From the thousands of matches ever played by Arsenal, stretching from a muddy field on the Isle of Dogs in the 19th century to the Premier League era and the pristine perfection of the Emirates Stadium, here are 50 of the club's most glorious, epochal and thrilling games of all! Expertly presented in evocative historical context, and described incident-by-incident in atmospheric detail, Arsenal Greatest Games offers a terrace ticket back in time, taking in their first FA Cup win in 1930, 1930s dominance of domestic football under the great Herbert Chapman, through to the great 1971 double-winning side; on to the exploits under George Graham in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and Arsene Wenger's revolution and his all-conquering invincibles of 2004. An irresistible cast list of club legends - Frank McLintock, Charlie George, Thierry Henry, Ian Wright, Dennis Bergkamp - comes to life in these thrilling tales of goalscoring feats, great comebacks, Wembley glory and the odd glorious yet crushing disappointment. In all, a journey through the highlights of the Gunners' history which is guaranteed to make any fan's heart swell with pride.

Aston Villa Greatest Games

Author: James Fisher

Publisher: Pitch Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

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From the thousands of matches ever played by Aston Villa, stretching from the club's Victorian foundation across more than 140 years to the Premier League era, here are 50 of the club's most glorious, epochal and thrilling games of all! Expertly presented in evocative historical context, and described incident-by-incident in atmospheric detail, Aston Villa Greatest Games offers a terrace ticket back in time, taking in their 19th-century dominance of club football, the ignominy of relegation to the Third Division, and then lifting Europe's biggest trophy just a decade later. An irresistible cast list of club legends - Pongo Waring and Peter Withe; Charlie Aitken, Paul McGrath and Peter McParland - springs to life in these thrilling tales of goalscoring feats, great comebacks, Wembley glory and the odd glorious yet crushing disappointment. In all, a journey through the highlights of Villa history which is guaranteed to make any fan's heart swell with pride.

Swansea City's Greatest Games

Author: Chris Carra

Publisher: Pitch Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

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From the thousands of matches ever played by Swansea City, stretching from their early days at the Vetch to their wonderful Premier League era, here are 50 of the club's most intense, emotional and thrilling games of all! Expertly presented in evocative historical context, and described incident-by-incident in atmospheric detail, Swansea City's Greatest Games offers a terrace ticket back in time, taking in everything from their first ever game against Cardiff and Toshack's rampant rise to their glorious Premier League days, and beyond. An irresistible cast list of club legends – Alan Curtis and Ivor Allchurch, Leon Britton, Roger Freestone and Lee Trundle – springs to life at breathtaking moments including epic cup finals and Premier League giant-killings, European nights and unforgettable South Wales derby triumphs. In all, a journey through the highlights of Swansea’s 102-year history which is guaranteed to make any fan’s heart swell with pride.

Southampton Greatest Games

Saints' Fifty Finest Matches

Author: Alex Crook

Publisher: Pitch Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

View: 796

From causing one of the biggest shocks in FA Cup final history by beating Manchester United in 1976 to promotion to the Premier League in 2012, here are 50 of the club's most glorious, epochal and thrilling games of all! Expertly presented in evocative historical context, and described incident-by-incident in atmospheric detail, Southampton Greatest Games offers a terrace ticket back in time, from the bygone days of Ted Bates and Lawrie McMenemy to the club's rise from League One back to the top flight via administration and near bankruptcy and their highest-ever Premier League finish under Ronald Koeman's masterful management. An irresistible cast list of club legends - including the great Matt Le Tissier, record appearance-maker Terry Paine, Wembley heroes Mick Channon and Peter Osgood, promotion winners Rickie Lambert and Jose Fonte and former European Footballer of the Year Kevin Keegan - comes to life in these thrilling tales of goalscoring feats, great comebacks, Wembley glory and the odd glorious yet crushing disappointment. In all, a journey through the highlights of Saints' history which is guaranteed to make any fan's heart swell with pride.

Queens Park Rangers Greatest Games

Author: Mike Donovan

Publisher: Pitch Pub

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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The legendary players and great managers of the Hoops From the thousands of matches ever played by QPR, stretching from their Victorian foundation to the Premier League era, here are 50 of the most glorious, epochal, and thrilling games of all. Expertly presented in evocative historical context, and described incident-by-incident in atmospheric detail, this book offers a terrace ticket back in time, taking in historical highlights from their first matches at Welford's Field in Kensal Rise to Loftus Road, Jim Gregory's QPR Revolution, the plastic pitch, and beyond. An irresistible cast list of club legends—Stan Bowles and Les Ferdinand, Tony Ingham, George Goddard and Rodney Marsh—springs to life in a thrilling selection of famous firsts, derby showdown successes, Southern League title clinchers, last-day dramas, European nights, Cup finals, and that unforgettable Sixties Double. This journey through the highlights of the Hoops' history is guaranteed to make any fan's heart swell with pride.

Spurs' Unsung Hero, of the Glory, Glory Years

Author: Terry Dyson

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Page: 256

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Spurs' Unsung Hero is the untold rollercoaster tale of the forgotten member of a side rated as one of the greatest club teams of all time. Terry Dyson breaks a half-century of silence to put the record straight. He was reckoned key to Bill Nicholson's outfit of the fabled "Glory Glory Days"--the first Double-winning team of the 20th century and the first British side to lift a European trophy. From a farmer's field in Yorkshire to fields of domestic and international glory at White Hart Lane, Wembley, and Rotterdam, Dyson's story is packed with first-hand insights and anecdotes inside and outside the game. Spurs' Unsung Hero is honest, heart-warming, and moving. The 5ft 3in jockey's son finally relives his golden memories, talks about his legendary teammates, and reveals the giant role he played in the side that rewrote soccer folklore--against which every subsequent Spurs team is judged.

Sega Genesis Games Secrets Greatest Tips

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Publisher: Prima Games

ISBN:

Category: Games

Page: 275

View: 892

The editors of GamePro have compiled yet another hit volume of tips and tricks including the newest of the new Sega Genesis titles. Expert advice is offered from the people who write about these games each month in the pages of GamePro. Thousands of tips, cheats, and tricks to the most popular games; including Ecco the Dolphin, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Flashback, and much more.