Stan Bowles: The Autobiography by Stan Bowles

Stan Bowles: The Autobiography by Stan Bowles

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The entertaining and insightful autobiography of seventies football legend Stan Bowles.

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'I think that Frank Worthington summed my life up quite well when he said, "Stan has spent all of his money on gambling, booze and birds." I responded to that: "Well, at least I didn't waste it!"' Stan Bowles was one of the greatest players of the golden age of English football, the 1970s. But like many of his contemporaries, he was probably as famous for his exploits in the bar or at the race track. Indeed, his chronic addiction to gambling led him to blow upwards of quarter of a million pounds. Packed with irreverent and entertaining anecdotes the book covers the ups and downs of Bowles' career, from his childhood in a prefab in Manchester, his early days at Man City, spent hanging around with the likes of George Best as well as the notorious Quality Street Gang, his heyday at QPR, and the unhappier times at Forest and Leyton Orient. STAN BOWLES, MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY is an unflinchingly honest account of a sporting legend.

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SKU GOR001305777
Title Stan Bowles: The Autobiography
Author By (author) Stan Bowles
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0752865390
ISBN 13 9780752865393
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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'I think that Frank Worthington summed my life up quite well when he said, "Stan has spent all of his money on gambling, booze and birds." I responded to that: "Well, at least I didn't waste it!"' Stan Bowles was one of the greatest players of the golden age of English football, the 1970s. But like many of his contemporaries, he was probably as famous for his exploits in the bar or at the race track. Indeed, his chronic addiction to gambling led him to blow upwards of quarter of a million pounds. Packed with irreverent and entertaining anecdotes the book covers the ups and downs of Bowles' career, from his childhood in a prefab in Manchester, his early days at Man City, spent hanging around with the likes of George Best as well as the notorious Quality Street Gang, his heyday at QPR, and the unhappier times at Forest and Leyton Orient. STAN BOWLES, MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY is an unflinchingly honest account of a sporting legend.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001305777
Title Stan Bowles: The Autobiography
Author By (author) Stan Bowles
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Orion Publishing Co
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 384
ISBN 10 0752865390
ISBN 13 9780752865393
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No