Learning something new about your favorite club every day of the year The On This Day series offers a diary-style log of events that happened on each calendar day of the year. Each of the 365 entries covers a major event in the club's history, drawing from every era. Vital matches, shock transfers, sensational signings, cup matches, promotions, and unforgettable moments that have shaped the club into what it is today—they're all in here.
Liverpool FC On This Day is a diary-style log of events that happened on each calendar day of the year. If something happened that was important in the Reds' life, you'll find it in here. How about May 25 2005 when AC Milan stood in the way of yet another European triumph? Or January 31 2011 when the Reds smashed their transfer record by signing Andy Carroll from Newcastle? Vital matches, shock transfers, cup matches and unforgettable moments that have shaped Liverpool FC into the world famous club it is today - plus so much more. Foreword by a Liverpool legend Includes contemporary and historic images of club legends and from the key events and matches from the club's colourful history Written by respected football historian and journalist David Clayton, author of more than 50 sports books, including the best-selling Ollie: The Autobiography of Ian Holloway and the acclaimed Feed the Goat - The Shaun Goater Story
From great triumphs to great escapes Everton FC On This Day recounts, in diary form, major events and magic moments in the club's history. A club which was a founder member of both the Football League and the Premier League; which has spent more seasons in England's top flight than any other; and which has been champions nine times alongside the glories of five FA Cup wins and European successes, to boot. With entries for every day of the year, it records everything from the birth of Everton and the very early days as Victorian pioneers, to the emergence of Wayne Rooney as the latest stellar name to graduate from the Everton youth ranks in the early 21st Century.Key features- Part of the popular and successful On This Day series which features a number of football, cricket and sports clubs- Includes contemporary and historic images of club legends and from the key events and matches from the club's colourful history- Written by football writer and former Daily Echo journalist Neil Roberts, author of Blues & Beatles
Taking you through the year day by day, The Derby Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults of Derby’s archives and covering the social, criminal, political, religious, agricultural, industrial and sporting history of the region, it will delight residents and visitors alike
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Celtic On This Day recounts, in diary form, major events and magic moments in the history of the Parkhead club.From humble and noble origins of trying to feed the poor of Glasgow's East End, the club has risen to be a world institution with followers in all parts of the globe, such has been the lasting impact of the Scottish and Irish diaspora. Featuring the European exploits, the many triumphs on the Scottish scene and the one-off glories of the all British victories of 1902, 1938 and 1953. With individual entries for each day of the year, and multiple entries for busier times, this book not only cover the ups but also the downs.Key features- Part of the popular and successful On This Day series which features a number of football, cricket and sports clubs- Includes contemporary and historic images of club legends and from the key events and matches from the club's colourful history- Written by veteran football author and historian David Potter, author of a number of football titles
A Social and Political History of Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs
This book focuses on the advent of professional football in Liverpool and, in particular, the formation of Everton and Liverpool football clubs and their development prior to World War I. This book details the factors that led to the early dominance within Liverpool of Everton FC, and addresses the complexity of the dispute within that club leading to the later formation of Liverpool FC by expelled club members. This book also highlights, via a comparative study, the different patterns of ownership and control that emerged within the two clubs between their incorporation as limited liability companies in 1892. This book was originally published as a special issue of Soccer & Society.
The Little Book of Liverpool FC – a book on the Reds like no other, packed with facts, stats, trivia, stories and legends. Liverpool, the most prolific trophy-winning club in the history of domestic and European football, has a rich and varied history. Players such as Elisha Scott, Billy Liddell, Kenny Dalglish, Ian Rush and Steven Gerrard are synonymous with the club’s success and their achievements, along with all those who have worn the red shirt, are envied throughout the world. This book charts the club’s history in an intriguing format which will appeal to all fans, young or old, so why not take a look back at what has made this club what it is today – the players and characters that have represented Liverpool over the years and the events that have shaped the club. If you want to know the record crowd for a home game, the record appearance holder or longest-serving manager, look no further – this is the book you’ve been waiting for. All the well known events are covered, as are many priceless trivia gems – who can claim to know that a former world heavyweight champion boxer was once on the club’s books and that one trophy win may be down to a Romany curse on the opposition? Can you really afford not to own a copy?