Everton Fc On This Day

Author: Neil Roberts
Editor: eBook Partnership
ISBN: 1909178241
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From great triumphs to great escapes Everton FC On This Day recounts, in diary form, major events and magic moments in the club's history. A club which was a founder member of both the Football League and the Premier League; which has spent more seasons in England's top flight than any other; and which has been champions nine times alongside the glories of five FA Cup wins and European successes, to boot. With entries for every day of the year, it records everything from the birth of Everton and the very early days as Victorian pioneers, to the emergence of Wayne Rooney as the latest stellar name to graduate from the Everton youth ranks in the early 21st Century.Key features- Part of the popular and successful On This Day series which features a number of football, cricket and sports clubs- Includes contemporary and historic images of club legends and from the key events and matches from the club's colourful history- Written by football writer and former Daily Echo journalist Neil Roberts, author of Blues & Beatles

Two Tribes

Author: Tony Evans
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1473526566
Size: 16,60 MB
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Cup Final Day, 1986, and the eyes of the world are on Liverpool and Everton. The two best teams in Europe are about to engage in a gladiatorial battle at Wembley. But this no ordinary cup final. On this warm May day, the future of English football – and a city’s reputation – is on the line. A year before this momentous final, Liverpool fans had been involved in the Heysel disaster – a tragedy which cast a long, dark shadow over the sport. With English clubs banned from Continental competition, football reached its lowest point. Set against a backdrop of social and political turmoil and the burgeoning anti-establishment vibe on the streets, Tony Evans’s Two Tribes vividly recalls the tumultuous 1985-86 season and the titanic struggle for supremacy between two great Merseyside clubs. Giving voice to players, managers, politicians and musicians, it follows the remarkable twists and turns of an exceptional era. It is also the story of Liverpool’s renaissance and Everton’s private agony, masked by a show of solidarity and communal spirit on the day, and how a season which began in shame ended in pride.

The Illustrated Everton Story

Author: Andy Groom
Editor: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1910295248
Size: 15,32 MB
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Are you a fan of Everton FC? If so, you won’t want to be without this new book profiling the Everton story from 1870 right up to the present date. Detailing all the high and low points that have made Everton into the successful club it is today, this book charts the progress of the Blues from St. Domingo to the golden era and everything in between. The Illustrated Everton Story is packed with facts, quotes and anecdotes all about The People’s Club including the 1900’s FA Cup jinx, the 1930s’ championships, relegation, the glorious 1980s and beyond. This fascinating new book includes over 100 profiles of all the great Blues players such as Alfred Milward, Jack Taylor and Dixie Dean along with more recent footballing heroes; Kevin Ratcliffe, Paul Rideout and Tim Cahill. This detailed tribute to the Blues will take you on a pictorial journey, revisiting all of Everton’s memorable moments. Beautifully illustrated with nearly 300 drawings, this book is a must-have for Everton supporters and football fans of all ages.

Football Community And Social Inclusion

Author: Daniel Parnell
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317517741
Size: 16,91 MB
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This special issue addresses the complex reality of English community football organisations, including Football in the Community (FitC) schemes, which have been attending to social agendas, such as social inclusion and health promotion. The positioning of football as a key agent of change for this diverse range of social issues has resulted in an increase in funding support. Despite the increased availability of funding and the (apparent) willingness of football clubs to adopt such an altruistic position within society, there remains limited empirical evidence to substantiate football’s ability to deliver results. This book explores the current role of a football and football clubs in supporting and delivering social inclusion and health promotion to its community and seeks to examine the philosophical, political, environmental and practical challenges of this work. The power and subsequent lure of a football club and its brand is an ideal vehicle to entice and capture populations that (normally) ignore or turn away from positive social and/or health behaviours. The foundations of such a belief are examined, outlining key recommendations and considerations for both researchers and practitioners attending to these social and health issues through the vehicle of football. This book was originally published as a special issue of Soccer & Society.

Everton Fc 1890 91

Author: Mark Metcalf
Editor: Amberley Publishing Limited
ISBN: 1445618141
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The First Kings of Anfield, the history of Everton Football Club 1890-91.

A Social And Political History Of Everton And Liverpool Football Clubs

Author: David Kennedy
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351768441
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This book focuses on the advent of professional football in Liverpool and, in particular, the formation of Everton and Liverpool football clubs and their development prior to World War I. This book details the factors that led to the early dominance within Liverpool of Everton FC, and addresses the complexity of the dispute within that club leading to the later formation of Liverpool FC by expelled club members. This book also highlights, via a comparative study, the different patterns of ownership and control that emerged within the two clubs between their incorporation as limited liability companies in 1892. This book was originally published as a special issue of Soccer & Society.

Red Or Dead

Author: David Peace
Editor: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571280676
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In 1959, Liverpool Football Club were in the Second Division. Liverpool Football Club had never won the FA Cup. Fifteen seasons later, Liverpool Football Club had won three League titles, two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup. Liverpool Football Club had become the most consistently successful team in England. And the most passionately supported club. Their manager was revered as a god.Destined for immortality. Their manager was Bill Shankly. His job was his life. His life was football. His football a form of socialism. Bill Shankly inspired people. Bill Shankly transformed people. The players and the supporters.His legacy would reveberate through the ages. In 1974, Liverpool Football Club and Bill Shankly stood on the verge of even greater success. In England and in Europe. But in 1974, Bill Shankly shocked Liverpool and football. Bill Shankly resigned. Bill Shankly retired. Red or Dead is the story of the rise of Liverpool Football Club and Bill Shankly. And the story of the retirement of Bill Shankly. Of one man and his work. And of the man after that work. A man in two halves. Home and away. Red or dead.

In Search Of Duncan Ferguson

Author: Alan Pattullo
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1780577478
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He was one of the hardest, most controversial footballers of his generation: the £20million man who became the first professional player to go to jail for an offence committed on the field of play. He was the fans’ hero who disappeared. Duncan Ferguson was an old-fashioned Scottish centre-forward who went from a boarding house in Dundee to the marble staircase of Rangers in a record-breaking transfer. His £4m move from Dundee United to Ibrox made him British football’s most expensive native player. But he would also become one of the most notorious footballers in the land. Sent to prison after head-butting an opponent during a Scottish Premier Division match between Rangers and Raith Rovers, Ferguson made history all over again. He served half of a three-month sentence in Glasgow’s infamous Barlinnie Prison. A twelve-match ban from the Scottish Football Association was later overturned following a long appeal process. Bruised by the experience, he turned his back on Scotland’s national team and the media. Ferguson reaped the riches of the Sky era. He was a folk hero at Everton, where he spent ten years either side of an injury-hit spell at Newcastle United. Although the game made him a millionaire, he rejected its new culture of celebrity and remained a fiery figure, racking up a Premiership record of eight red cards. And then, after scoring in the final minute of the last game of his career, he turned his back on football completely – or so it seemed.

Medicine Sport And The Body

Author: Neil Carter
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1849666806
Size: 11,46 MB
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What role does sports medicine play in today's society? Is it solely about treating sports injuries? Should it only be concerned with elite sport? This book provides a history of the relationship between sport, medicine and health from the mid-19th century to today. It combines the sub-disciplines of the history of medicine and the history of sport to give a balanced analysis of the role of medicine in sport and how this has evolved over the past two centuries. In an age where sports medicine plays an increasingly prominent role in both elite and recreational sport, this book provides a timely and clear analysis of its rise and purpose.