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Red Men : Liverpool Football Club - The Biography



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The Story of Liverpool Football club has been a joyous and remarkable one, if one also characterized by vital moments of real human drama and occasional terrible loss. This is, of course, what makes the modern Liverpool FC precisely what it is. Come on, you Red Men! Book jacket.

Author Biography

John Williams has been studying soccer as a sociologist for the past 30 years and is the author of several books on Liverpool FC, including Into the Red, The Miracle of Istanbul, and Passing Rhythms.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 11
Football in Liverpool - From the Very Beginningp. 17
Liverpool Out of Everton - One Seed, Two Clubsp. 33
Turning Ie Into Fire - Tom Watson, the First Great liverpool Managerp. 59
As Many Downs as Ups - The Topsy-Turvy 1900sp. 87
The First FA Cup Final - 1914 at the Palace, and Then arp. 117
The Roaring Twenties - Liverpool Back on the Title Trailp. 143
'Where's Liverpool?' - 'Top of the League!'p. 161
They Shall Be Our Teachers - The First Internationalisation of Liverpool FCp. 177
Lisha! Lisha! - Elisha Scott and the Liverpool Kopp. 195
Football Life During Wartime - Surviving the Conflict and Emerging Strongerp. 213
1946-47, Champions Again - George Kay and the Willie and Albert Showp. 225
The Almost Seasons - The Double Frustration of 1950p. 245
The Rocky Road to Glenbuc - The Bleak 1950sp. 269
Bill Shankly and the New Liverpool - Or How the Liverpool Board Finally Learned How to Spend Moneyp. 295
Ee-Aye-Addio, the FA Cup at Last! - Liverpool FC at Wembley and in Europep. 317
Nothing but Blue Skies - Bob Paisley in Charge at Anfieldp. 339
At the Dark End of the Street - Heysel and Hillsboroughp. 367
Continental Drift - The New Liverpool Technocratsp. 387
Epilogue: There Must Be Some Way Out of Here - The Liverpool Ownership Crisisp. 405
Bibliography - Sources and Useful Readingp. 420
Indexp. 425
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