George Allison

George Allison

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Frederick Allison (24 October 1883 - 13 March 1957) was an English football journalist, broadcaster and manager. He was the BBC's first sports commentator and Arsenal's second longest serving manager. Born in Hurworth-on-Tees, County Durham Allison started out as a judge's secretary in his native North East, while playing for a local amateur team in Stockton-on-Tees. Allison ran a sideline in writing about his own team's exploits, and he was eventually convinced by his editor to become a full-time journalist. A year in Devonport aside, Allison spent most of his time in the Cleveland and Middlesbrough areas, and was briefly assistant to the secretary-manager of Middlesbrough FC.show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135879804
  • 9786135879803