Love Affairs & Marriage: My Life in Football - Hardcover
Howard Kendall is one of the greats of English football management and among the defining figures in the history of Everton Football Club. A schoolboy prodigy footballer, he first joined the club from Preston in 1967, forming one of the most distinguished midfield partnerships ever witnessed in the English game. He won the League Championship in 1970 and later captained the club. He returned to Goodison as manager in 1981, reviving Everton for the most successful period in their history. Now he lifts the lid on a 30-year career that established his reputation.
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"A great read, really honest and engrossing." --BBC Radio Merseyside's Billy Butler Show
About the Author:
Born in Ryton-on-Tyne in 1946, Howard Kendall started his illustrious football career with Preston North End as a 15-year-old wing half and in 1964 became the youngest player to appear in an FA Cup Final. He signed for Everton in 1967 and became one of the club's greatest players, winning the League Championship and serving as captain. He later played for Birmingham City and Stoke City, before turning to management with Blackburn Rovers. In 1981 he embarked on the first of three managerial spells at Everton, twice winning the League Championship, the FA Cup and the European Cup Winners Cup. Kendall was also twice crowned Manager of the Year. He left to join Athletic Bilbao in 1987, interspersing spells back at Goodison with interludes at Manchester City, Notts County and Sheffield United. Named Everton's Manager of the Millennium, he remains a popular face at Goodison Park and writes a weekly column for the Liverpool Echo.
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- PublisherDe Coubertin Books
- Publication date2013
- ISBN 10 1909245062
- ISBN 13 9781909245068
- Number of pages302