The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,508,729 members ⚫ 2,065,349 ebooks

New to

Learn more

The Great and the Good

The Great and the Good by John Giles
Not for sale in
your country
US$ 16.48
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
In The Great and the Good, Ireland's leading football pundit and legend of the game John Giles will look back on more than fifty years of football, at developments in the game from the post-War period to the present day, the great players who drove it forward, the visionary managers and their teams, and the age-old question of what makes a player good and what makes one great. From his earliest days, John Giles can recall pondering the subject. 'You'd hear about certain "great" players, such as Stanley Matthews, but no one would ever explain why they were great. And it's a thing that has always frustrated me: trying to define what makes a player great, and what separates the great from the good.' Now Giles himself brings us the answers and celebrates the great ones, from Stanley Matthews, Tom Finney, Dave Mackay, John Charles, Johnny Haynes and Jimmy Greaves to Pele, Franz Beckenbauer, John Robertson, Diego Maradona, Marco van Basten, Lionel Messi, Paul Scholes and many more. It will include a section on Irish players including detailed analysis of such greats as Roy Keane, Liam Brady and Paul McGrath. And Giles will name the player he considers the greatest of them all.
Hachette Books Ireland; October 2012
320 pages; ISBN 9781444743647
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: The Great and the Good
Author: John Giles
Buy, download and read The Great and the Good (eBook) by John Giles today!
More Sports

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...