The Armistice Day Killing – The Death of Tommy Ball and the Life of the Man Who Shot Him

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Author(s): Colin Brown

SKU: 9781801501071 Barcode: 9781801501071

The dramatic story of the death of Tommy Ball, a member of Aston Villa's all-star 1923 team who is the only English professional footballer deemed by to law to have been murdered. Ball was shot in unclear circumstances following an altercation with his landlord, George Stagg, who claimed innocence and the author attempts to unpick the truth of what occurred as well as discussing the aftermath and the effect of the murder on Villa's quest for glory. Published in 2022.

Size: 160mm x 240mm – 287 pages.