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eBook Soccer at War 1939-45: The Complete Record of British Football and Footballers During the Second World War ePub

by Jack Rollin

eBook Soccer at War 1939-45: The Complete Record of British Football and Footballers During the Second World War ePub
Author: Jack Rollin
Language: English
ISBN: 075531431X
ISBN13: 978-0755314317
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing; 2nd Edition edition (June 1, 2005)
Pages: 464
Category: Military
Subcategory: History
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 684
Formats: doc azw lit rtf
ePub file: 1869 kb
Fb2 file: 1643 kb

Soccer at War 1939-45 book.

Soccer at War 1939-45 book. The book tells of the hundreds of professional footballers who joined up, those who became heroes, and those who did not come back, the enthusiasts who administered the game in their spare time, and the players who turned out for thirty bob a week. The servicemen who went AWOL to play and others who hitch-hiked just to get to a game also find their place in the story, along with the record-breaking goalscoring achievements.

Simon Barnes, The Times). The definitive work on British football and footballers during the Second World War. See all Product description.

Author:Rollin, Jack item 1 Soccer at War 1939-45: The Complete Record of Britis. It reveals how it was during the war years that football not only continued to be played and watched but also grew in popularity and stature.

Soccer at War 1939-45: The Complete Record of British Football and Footballers During the Second World War. Book Binding:Hardback. Book Condition:GOOD . by Rollin, Jack Hardback. It explains how, while the country fought for freedom, the sport offered morale-boosting appeal to war workers, servicemen and civilians alike.

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Published June 1, 2005 by Headline Book Publishing.

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During the Second World War, Gorman continued to play for Brentford in regional leagues. However, he also spent time in Lancashire where he had two spells guesting regularly for Bury. The war also gave Gorman the chance to guest with both Manchester United and Liverpool. In October 1950 he was appointed player-manager of Deal Town of the semi-professional Kent League. uk: Jack Rollin: 9780755314317: Books". Retrieved 18 October 2015.

Jack Rollin reveals how it was during the war years that football not only continued to be played and watched but also grew in popularity and stature. He explains how, while the country fought for freedom, the sport offered morale-boosting appeal to war workers, servicemen and civilians alike.

Soccer at War, 1939-45 : The Complete Record of British Football and Footballers During the Second World Wa.

Soccer at War, 1939-45 : The Complete Record of British Football and Footballers During the Second World War. by Jack Rollin. Rollin reveals how it was that football not only continued to be played and watched, but also grew in popularity and stature. He explains how, while the country fought for freedom, the sport offered morale-boosting appeal to war workers, servicemen, and civilians alike.

1944–45 in English football. Rollin, Jack (2005). Soccer at War 1939–45. p. 262. ISBN 978-0-7553-1431-7. The 1944–45 season was the fifth season of special wartime football in England during the Second World War. YouTube Encyclopedic. Many footballers signed up to fight in the war and as a result many teams were depleted, and fielded guest players instead. The Football League and FA Cup were suspended and in their place regional league competitions were set up. Appearances in these tournaments do not count in players' official records.

The Second World War was the most violent and globally shattering event in history . When it finally ended, at least 60 million people lay dead; some estimates are as high as 79 million. This morning the British Ambassador in Berlin handed the German Government a final note stating that, unless we hear from them by 11 o’clock that they were prepared at once to withdraw their troops from Poland, a state of war would exist between us.

Soccer at War is the compelling account of the national game during this defining moment in history. Rollin reveals how it was that football not only continued to be played and watched, but also grew in popularity and stature. He explains how, while the country fought for freedom, the sport offered morale-boosting appeal to war workers, servicemen, and civilians alike. The book tells of the hundreds of professional footballers who joined up, those who became heroes, and those who did not come back, the enthusiasts who administered the game in their spare time, and the players who turned out for thirty bob a week. The servicemen who went AWOL to play and others who hitch-hiked just to get to a game also find their place in the story, along with the record-breaking goalscoring achievements. Looking further afield to occupied Europe, Soccer at War also exposes the role of football in Hitler's regime.
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