Roy of the Rovers: World Cup Special (Paperback)
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Short Description for Roy of the Rovers A collection of World Cup related stories which prove that when it comes down to sheer pluck, courage and skill, no one can touch Roy Race.
- Published: 25 May 2010
- Format: Paperback 208 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781848566712 ISBN 10: 1848566719
- Sales rank: 212,928
Full description for Roy of the Rovers
This collection contains stories from the 60s, 70s and 90s. 1962-1963 Roy makes his England debut against South American side Caragua. England win 3-1 (Roy 2). 1966 Whilst on tour in Australia during the real 1966 World Cup, Rovers found themselves representing England in an alternative tournament, organised by a wealthy sheep farmer, where their opponents included a team of Italian acrobats! 1977-1978 Roy takes over as caretaker-manager of England and after defeating Holland 5-1 turns down the full-time job. 1991-1992 Roy appointed player-manager of England 'B' team and wins a four-nation tournament v USA, France and Segovia.