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    Those Were The Games: A Nostalgic Look at a Century of Great Football Matches (Hardback) By (author) Richard Havers, By (author) Adam Powley

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    DescriptionAnyone interested in football has memories of significant games, when their team played brilliantly (or even lost spectacularly). Some might be the greatest games they've ever watched - games not necessarily involving the team they support - others might be 'a first', while some may be football matches that have been spoken about by an older generation, held up as examples of the way football used to be. Those Were the Games is all about fascinating football matches from the last 100 years. Who was Max Seeburg? He became the first ever foreign profession1923 footballer to play for an English club when he turned out for Spurs against hull City in 1908. The 'White Horse' Cup Final of 1923, but who played who? Five years later Newcastle United beat Aston Villa 7-5 in a remarkable fixture at St James' Park. Were you among the 146,422 people who paid to watch Celtic beat Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup Final in 1937? Everyone now takes floodlights for granted, but what was the first game to be played entirely under lights and what was the score? It was Portsmouth against Newcastle United way back in 1956 but you'll have to buy the book to find out more.

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    Those Were The Games
    A Nostalgic Look at a Century of Great Football Matches
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Havers, By (author) Adam Powley
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 250 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 998 g
    ISBN 13: 9780857331687
    ISBN 10: 085733168X

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.1
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: WSJA
    DC22: 796.334
    B&T General Subject: 760
    LC classification: GV
    Abridged Dewey: 796
    Libri: I-SR
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14450
    BISAC V2.8: SPO040000
    DC22: 796.3340904
    Thema V1.0: SFBC
    Illustrations note
    150 illustrations
    Imprint name
    J H Haynes & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Richard Havers spent twenty years in the airline industry before deciding to pursue his passion in music. He's made videos, produced in-flight radio shows for airlines, and has produced concerts for artists including Paul McCartney and The Beach Boys. His books include Bill Wyman's Blues Odyssey, Rolling with the Stones, co-written with Bill Wyman, Sinatra an illustrated Biography of Frank Sinatra, he co-authored My Take, Gary Barlow's Autobiography and When Football Was Football, nominated for illustrated Sports Book of the Year in 2009. Richard lives in Scotland and supports Spurs and has written over 30 books. Adam Powley is a journalist and writer behind more than 15 books. He is the author of the When Football Was Football volumes on the World Cup and Tottenham Hotspur, and is the co-author of the acclaimed 61: The Spurs Double, The Boys From White Hart Lane and the bestselling Spurs Miscellany. He was also a major contributor to The Spurs Opus, When Saturday Comes: The half-decent football book, and Football: The Ultimate Guide. He has also reported and written for the Sunday Mirror, The Guardian, and Time Out.
    Table of contents
    - Over 100 games are covered. - Well over a hundred illustrations. - Match facts and fantastic reportage by some of Britain's greatest ever football writers.