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    characters The Final Season Nigel McCrery ↠ 8 Read & Download (PDF READ) [The Final Season] ´ Nigel McCrery The Final Season Today we find professional footballers are out of touch and wealthy beyond most people’s dreams rarely mix with their fans As a football fan I always find how out of touch we are with the stars of today and sometimes those stars do repay us by doing some charitable acts or appearance Football shirts during the week leading up to Remembrance Sunday we see the poppy on their shirt The Final

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    characters ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Nigel McCrery (PDF READ) [The Final Season] ´ Nigel McCrery Nigel McCrery ↠ 8 Read & Download This is a collection of stories about mainly professional footballers who fought and mostly died in the First World War We tend to think of vanity and lax morals as elements of modern society but tucked away in this book of heroic actions are little insights into the life of a superstar footballer 100 years ago such as the player who was noted for his passing ability but ' could never pass a mirror' and the larger than life character who

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    characters The Final Season Nigel McCrery ↠ 8 Read & Download characters ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Nigel McCrery We think of todays highly paid footballing superstars as fairly recent history but in fact in the early years of the twentieth centu

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    (PDF READ) [The Final Season] ´ Nigel McCrery Nigel McCrery ↠ 8 Read & Download characters The Final Season Museums always have interesting books They have books that you can't seem to find anywhere else and ones that you wouldn't normally look for A few weeks ago I was traveling through France with some close friends along what

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    characters The Final Season Nigel McCrery ↠ 8 Read & Download (PDF READ) [The Final Season] ´ Nigel McCrery The Final Season tells the story of professional football players joining the BEF after the outbreak of war and how some of these brave men conducted themselves in the Great War while also being somewhat of a narrative as to how the war panned out The style of writing is very pleasant which makes it perfect for a uick read about t

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    (PDF READ) [The Final Season] ´ Nigel McCrery Good book as it written towards the end perhaps it is the very nature of football a competition in which two opposing sides strive against each other for victory that give their stories such fascination and pathos In the end for all that is vast ugly and cruel what is war but another such competition? We instinctively recoil from the fact that these men in the prime of life were forced to abandon a competitive sport which at it

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Free download à The Final Season 108 characters The Final Season S fell in action Some teams lost half their players either killed or else so badly injured in mind and body that they were never to play again The Final Season is the powerfully moving account of these young men who swapped the turf of the pitch and the cheers of the fans for the freezing mud of the battlefield and the terrible scream of shell fire It follows them as they leave their fans and families behind u. This is a collection of stories about mainly professional footballers who fought and mostly died in the First World War We tend to think of vanity and lax morals as elements of modern society but tucked away in this book of heroic actions are little insights into the life of a superstar footballer 100 years ago such as the player who was noted for his passing ability but could never pass a mirror and the larger than life character who would travel to all away matches a day early to enjoy the delights of another of his female fansHowever the real reason I am writing this review is to honour the sheer bravery exhibited by so many of these men not just the footballers in this atrocious war As an example I would like to mention William Angus who insisted on crawling out

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Free download à The Final Season 108 characters The Final Season A moving narrative history of the professional soccer players who fought and died in World War I with a foreword by Gary Lineker In 1914 as today successful soccer players were heroes and role models They were the sporting superstars of their time; symbols of youth health and vigor Naturally enough when war broke out they felt it was their duty to join up and fight Between 1914 and 1918 213 professional player. The Final Season Today we find professional footballers are out of touch and wealthy beyond most people s dreams rarely mix with their fans As a football fan I always find how out of touch we are with the stars of today and sometimes those stars do repay us by doing some charitable acts or appearance Football shirts during the week leading up to Remembrance Sunday we see the poppy on their shirt The Final Season by Nigel McCrery reminds us that some footballers 100 years on still have no known grave amongst the poppy fields of western EuropeMcCrery has selected a few of the very many footballers who went to war in 1914 some of whom came home and some who died on the field of war Some who were brave on the football pitch but even braver at war some won the VC but as the

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Free download à The Final Season 108 characters The Final Season Ndergo training and then travel on to the bloody arenas of war Ypres Gallipoli the Somme Passchendaele Nigel McCrery paints these men in vivid detail From their achievements on the soccer pitch to their heroic conduct on the battlefield we will learn of the selfless courage and determination they displayed in the face of adversity For far too many we will also learn when and how they made the ultimate sacrific. We think of todays highly paid footballing superstars as fairly recent history but in fact in the early years of the twentieth century top professional players were earning around 4 pounds per week euivalent to 400 pounds A century ago these players were venerated and followed by fans much like today It is incredible to think that with the formation of footballing pals battalions some clubs lost large proportions of their playersNigel McCrery s The Final Season 2014 documents the many tragedies when the great game collided with the Great War Between 1914 18 over two hundred professional players were killed in action answering the call for King and country Many others had their playing days ended through wounds sustained in the war In this poignant book some of those

  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • The Final Season
  • Nigel McCrery
  • en
  • 04 December 2018
  • 9781847947291