In Search of Alan Gilzean
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In Search of Alan Gilzean : The Lost Legacy of a Dundee and Spurs Legend

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After fans on Tottenham Hotspur online forums claim that Alan Gilzean, the former Tottenham Hotspur, Dundee, and Scotland striker, is living as a down-and-out, James Morgan, a lifelong Spurs fan and sports journalist sets out on a journey to uncover the truth behind the legend of his late father s soccer hero. Morgan s portrait of the original King of White Hart Lane restores him to his rightful place in soccer folklore and stands as the only faithful testimony to the life of a bona fide British soccer legend."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 109 x 178 x 33mm | 295g
  • BackPage Press Limited
  • Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 095649711X
  • 9780956497116
  • 443,165

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"The memory of Gilzean has been re-awoken." Alan Pattullo, the "Scotsman""show more

About James Morgan

James Morgan grew up on stories of the great Spurs double-winning team of the 1960s and has been a Tottenham Hotspur supporter since waking one Christmas morning to discover a hair shirt of an Admiral kit waiting for him on the living room settee. He is still waiting for Spurs to repeat the feats that his late father, Jim, was so enamored by. He is a sports journalist with the "Herald," in Glasgow.show more

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