Containing colour and black-and-white photos of Alan Shearer's life and football career, this work includes photographs that highlight his finest moments in the game. It also includes an introduction on the clubs and countries he has played against, players he's faced, and characters he's met along the way.
Sir Alex Ferguson's compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his managerial career that embraced unprecedented European success for Aberdeen and 26 triumphant seasons with Manchester United.
Both the psychology of management and the detail of football strategy at the top level can be complex matters but no-one has explained them in a more interesting and accessible way for the general reader than Sir Alex does here.
Sir Alex Ferguson is considered one of the greatest and most successful managers of all time. During his 26 years with Manchester United he won 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League titles, five FA Cups, and two UEFA Champions League titles.
This book tells David Beckham's own story of his career to date, for Manchester United, Real Madrid and England, and of his childhood, family and private life. David Beckham OBE, is a retired British footballer once listed as the highest paid football player in the world.
Football isn't a matter of life and death,' Bill Shankly once famously said, 'it's much more important than that.' In The Heart of the Game, Jimmy Greaves looks back over his long association with the sport to give his take on all things football, and attempts to make sense of our undying passion for the beautiful game.
Ex England & Liverpool striker Michael Owen reveals the highlights and pitfalls of being a professional footballer in his first official autobiography, which contains his personal reflections on eight years in the game, including two World Cups, two European Championships and goal scoring records for club and country.
Even people who don't know football know Pelé. The best of a generation of Brazilian players universally acknowledged as the most accomplished and attractive group of footballers ever to play the game, he won the World Cup three times and is Brazil's all-time record goalscorer. But how did this man -- a sportsman, a mere footballer, like many others -- become a global icon? Was it just by being the best at what he did, or do people respond to some other quality? The world's greatest footballer now gives us the full story of his incredible life and career.
Told with his characteristic grace and modesty, but covering all aspects of his playing days and his subsequent careers as politician, international sporting ambassador and cultural icon, PELE: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY is an essential volume for all sports fans, and anyone who admires true rarity of spirit.
Rio Ferdinand played 81 times for the England team between 1997 and 2011, and played in 3 FIFA World Cup squads. He is regarded by many to be one of England's greatest ever players and he is one of the most decorated English footballers of all time.
Bobby Charlton is arguably the most popular sporting icon this country has ever known and MY LIFE IN FOOTBALL is a fitting celebration of his remarkable career.
Combining both his Manchester United and England playing days, the book is structured chronologically and focuses on the key incidents in Sir Bobby's football story - the famous, and the less well-known - illustrated with photographs of the very moments in question. These photographs, many of which have rarely been seen, are accompanied by extended captions to bring them to life. Every shot tells a wonderful story and offers an insight into the character of the man, providing a remarkable visual commentary of a phenomenal sporting life.
Sir Bobby Charlton is widely acknowledged as the greatest player ever to wear an England shirt. He won a record number of caps and scored a record number of goals. Sir Bobby talks in detail about his phenomenal career with England. During the 22 years he played for his country, he was involved in some of the greatest England games of all time, the 9-3 thrashing of Scotland, the 1962 and 1970 World Cup games against the Brazilians, the classic 1970 World Cup quarter-final against West Germany and, of course, the triumph of the 1966 World Cup. Here, for the very first time, Sir Bobby talks openly about his international career and his views on the game. From breaking into the squad at 21, to the highs of 66 and the lows of 70, his story encompasses drama, passion, goals, controversies, classic matches, world class players, and moments of footballing genius.