Firsts, Lasts & Onlys of Football

Firsts, Lasts & Onlys of Football

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Mister Donnelley's compendium of tantalising tales brings you a multitude of intriguing and amusing stories - from the midfielder murdered by a secret police force to a crazed chairman trying to raze to the ground his club's main stand. Marvel at this fascinating exhibition of Firsts, Lasts and Onlys from the illustrious history of this extraordinary game, and encounter remarkable characters, such as: The first footballer to score for both sides in an FA Cup Final. The only Cabinet Minister to play football for his country. The hapless physio knocked out by his own 'magic sponge'.Delve into the pages of this captivating tome and discover the most amazing football miscellany since records began!Presenting the most amazing football facts from the last 160 years Paul Donnelley ... DISPLAYED a#39;some of the best play, individually and collectively, that has ever been shown in an Association gamea#39;. ... The FIRST goal in an FA Cup Final a€c The FIRST goal disallowed in an FA Cup Final a€c The FIRST clean sheet in an FA Cup Final THE FIRST ... side, but Charles Alcock a€“ the Old Harrovian captain of Wanderers, secretary of the FA and creator of the FA Cup a€“ had the most influence.

Title:Firsts, Lasts & Onlys of Football
Author:Paul Donnelley
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2010-10-04


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