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Back Home By Jeff Dawson

Back Home
by Jeff Dawson

The full story of the 1970 World Cup, recalling many of the highlights of this wonderful tournament, including Pele, Gordon Banks' save against Brazil, Bobby Moore and the Bogota bracelet, England's single "Back Home", and the final itself when Brazil destroyed Italy.
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Back Home: England And The 1970 World Cup by Jeff Dawson

Mexico, the summer of 1970: Pele, Brazil 4 Italy 1 in the Final, Gordon Banks' save against Brazil, Bobby Moore and the Bogota bracelet, Bobby Charlton's substitution, televised match action (in colour), the single "Back Home", the Esso coin collection...all this and more, the familiar and the not-so-well-known, feature in Jeff Dawson's account of the 1970 World Cup, the sexiest World Cup of all time. Where the events of 1966 have been well documented, any books dedicated to the 1970 tournament have been long out of print. Using interviews with players involved and personal childhood recollections, and having studied hours of videotape, Jeff Dawson pieces together the events of Mexico 70, inviting the reader to "taste the Brooke Bond, smell the B&H and feel what it was like that English summer, switching on Good morning Mexico with Frank Bough" - and also to remember what it was like when England international side.

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About Jeff Dawson


Jeff Dawson is a freelance journalist who's work has appeared in all the UK broadsheet newspapers. He is a former US editor of Empire film magazine, and is the author of a well-received book about Quentin Tarantino.

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GOR001241202
Back Home: England And The 1970 World Cup by Jeff Dawson
Jeff Dawson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2001-09-01
352
0575071583
9780575071582
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