Glenn Hoddle: The Faith to Win

 
9780002740005: Glenn Hoddle: The Faith to Win

Here is a new unauthorized biography, published for the World Cup, of one of the most celebrated stars in English football, based on exclusive interviews and unique research.

While charting his meteoric rise to fame, this classic football story also explores the man and his beliefs. From his days as a mid-field player for Tottenham Hotspur and England to his management of FA cup finalists Chelsea and then England, Glenn Hoddle is a hero of our time. While much has been written about his professional life, little has been written, until now, about the private man and what drives him.

In this popular and accessible biography, published for the 1998 World Cup, Phil Shirley looks at the professional player, the manager, the father figure and the devout believer who wants to lead England to international glory.

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JOIN THE INTENSE DRAMA OF WORLD CUP FOOTBALL!

Experience the exciting world of top soccer management! Meet the sporting hero who wants to lead England to world cup glory!

'The faith to win' charts Glenn Hoddle's meteoric rise to fame. It describes his soccer obsessed childhood in Essex. It joins the crowds as he leads Spurs to victory and follows his days at French 'playboy' club Monaco. But it also gets inside the professional manager who revolutionised Swindon Town and took Chelsea to the FA Cup final. It speaks about the hurt of Hoddle's separation from his wife Anne and his controversial relationship with a faith healer. From the guts and glory of his battles on the pitch to the cutthroat world of management – here is the action packed story of the manager, the man and his motives.

Complete with memorable photos and exclusive interviews with the finest world class football stars, 'The faith to win' is a celebration of England's brightest hope. A must for fans everywhere.

Phil Shirley is a professional football journalist and sports writer. He is the author of 'Miracles can Happen'.

About the Author:

Phil Shirley is a professional football journalist who has written for all the main newspapers and football magazines.

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