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|England's World Cup Story: From Winterbottom's 1950 to Capello's 2010
Brief Description: Are you a loyal England supporter? Do you look forward to the World Cup and eagerly follow England’s progress? Would you like to find out more about the history of your national team and their past performance in top flight football? If so, this book is certain to appeal to you.
England’s World Cup Story documents England’s journey in the World Cup from 1950 under the guidance of Sir Walter Winterbottom up to 2010 with Fabio Capello at the helm as manager. Packed with fascinating facts, quotes and profiles of many of the all-time great players, this book tells the story of the England team through the years from the many near misses and disappointments to victory in 1966 and beyond.
Who can forget the likes of Gordon Banks, Bobby Moore and Sir Stanley Matthews to name but a few? They are all in this book together with more recent heroes such as David Beckham, Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney.
As one of only eight national sides to have lifted the World Cup trophy, this book is a fitting tribute to the England team. This is a must-have for all fans of the beautiful game and anyone with an interest in the history of the World Cup.
About the Author:
Andy Groom was born in England in 1978. Watching football with his family at home and playing for a local team as a boy led to a lifelong love of the game. He has always been an England fan having supported them ‘through thick and thin from the armchair to Wembley and beyond’.
In recent months, Andy has taken time out to research and write this book which is the culmination of a lifetime following football and, in particular, the England team.