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When Football Was Football: Sunderland By Paul Days

When Football Was Football: Sunderland by Paul Days

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Offers a collection of photographs of Sunderland AFC from the very early days until 1992, and images in "The Daily Mirror's" archive. This title documents the rise of this famous, traditional and 130 year old football club, from its formation by a teacher, Scotsman James Allan, to the iconic 1913 FA Cup Final.

When Football Was Football: Sunderland Summary

When Football Was Football: Sunderland: A Nostalgic Look at a Century of the Club by Paul Days

This is a unique and magnificent collection of photographs of Sunderland AFC from the very early days until 1992, freshly selected from thousands of images in "The Daily Mirror's" extensive archive. These superb photos, many of them previously unpublished, document the rise of this famous, traditional and much loved 130 year old football club, from its formation by a teacher, Scotsman James Allan, to the Team Of All The Talents, the 9 v 1 thrashing of arch rivals Newcastle United and the iconic 1913 FA Cup Final. Marvel at this superb pre war period where the club, through the efforts of players such as Doig, Buchan, Carter and Gurney swept all before them to claim 6 English league championships. Enjoy the heights of the post war period including Sunderland's Bank Of England team, 1973 and Sunderland's spiritual home; Roker Park. It's all here. This book brings to life the periods, the personalities and the human stories.

About Paul Days

Paul Days saw his first professional football match in 1967 has travelled the football world extensively and is a veteran of over 1,000 matches involving Sunderland AFC. He was the major contributing author to Sunderland AFC's Official History published in 1999, has written many other football books since and contributed to A Love Supreme, the award winning fanzine. From the mid 1990's he wrote for the football club's Legion of Light Magazine and was the first editor of their official website now safc.com. Paul's family have had a relationship with the Wearside club for nearly 90 years as his Grandfather first saw Sunderland AFC play as far back as the early 1920's.

Table of Contents

- Unique and magnificent collection of photographs of Sunderland AFC. - Documenting the rise of this famous, traditional and much loved 130 year old football club. - Players such as Doig, Buchan, Carter and Gurney swept all before them to claim 6 English league championships. - Enjoy the heights of the post war period including Sunderland's Bank Of England team, 1973 and Sunderland's spiritual home; Roker Park.

Additional information

GOR003670940
9781844259977
1844259978
When Football Was Football: Sunderland: A Nostalgic Look at a Century of the Club by Paul Days
Used - Very Good
Hardback
J H Haynes & Co Ltd
2010-07-22
208
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