1953 – Life in Football Seventy Years Ago

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Author(s): Marvin Close

SKU: 9781801505123 Barcode: 9781801505123

A unique snapshot of life in and around football during Queen Elizabeth II's coronation year which explores the matches, personalities and events that lit up of the game. Wembley saw one of it's most exciting F.A. Cup Finals as Stanley Matthews lifted the trophy at last, the top-flight witnessed its closest-ever finish, and internationally the Mighty Magyars gave England a footballing lesson, as did Uruguay and an Argentina XI on their South American tour in what was a very eventful year. Published in 2023.

Size: 139mm x 216mm – 272 pages.