Football - Bloody Hell!: The Story of Alex Ferguson

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Alex Ferguson is one of the most fascinating and controversial figures in football today. His 25-year tenure of the Manchester United dugout has seen him win everything there is to be won in football. This book fills in the gaps left by Ferguson's own book 'Managing My Life'.

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Patrick Barclay is Chief Football Commentator for The Times and one of the most respected journalists in the business. During a career spanning eight World Cups he has been the chief football writer for each of the four quality newspaper groups in England: The Times, Guardian-Observer, Telegraph, and Independent. His first book, Mourinho: Anatomy of a Winner was published to acclaim in 2005.

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""Thoroughness of research, richness of detail and proper celebration of achievement are never allowed to occlude the author's unsentimental view of his compatriot." --"Guardian

""Wonderful . . . captures the contradictions and battery-acid sourness of this complex personality just as eloquently as it elucidates his genius." --"Irish Independent

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Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS 2011 Patrick Barclay traces the arc of the Scot s Govan youth to his Old Trafford supremacy with insight, sensitivity and poise Sports Book of the Year, Sunday Telegraph Sir Alex Ferguson is the most controversial and compelling figure in football. For many he ranks as the greatest manager of all time. He is certainly the most successful. It s been more than ten years since Ferguson s Manchester United triumphed over Bayern Munich in the dying seconds of the Champions League final. Since then he has presided over the rise and fall and rise again of Jose Mourinho; the arrival and departure of the world s best player, Ronaldo; the removal of one English talisman - Beckham - and the irresistible instalment of another - Rooney.Ferguson has been instrumental in making the Premier League the most successful competition in football, and he has endured while the mountains of cash have turned to valleys of debt. Throughout, award-winning journalist Patrick Barclay has been pitch-side and spoken to all those who know Ferguson best - fellow managers, former players, colleagues and commentators. The result is Football - Bloody Hell!: the definitive work on the game s greatest living legend. Thorough of research, rich of detail Richard Williams, Guardian, Book of the Week Stylishly written, admirably well-researched Scotsman. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780224083072

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Book Description Yellow Jersey. Book Condition: New. 2012. UK ed. Paperback. Sir Alex Ferguson is the most controversial and compelling figure in football. For many he ranks as the greatest manager of all time. He is certainly the most successful. It's been more than ten years since Ferguson's Manchester United triumphed over Bayern Munich in the dying seconds of the Champions League final. Num Pages: 512 pages, ports. (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: BGS; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 170 x 34. Weight in Grams: 402. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780224083072

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