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CROWDED HOUSES By David Ross
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British and European soccer attendances from boom to bust and back again. The stories behind the crowds in all 55 UEFA countries including lower divisions and non-league. Records, stats and history... More > of the big - and not so big - games. David Ross, author of the acclaimed ‘ROAR of the Crowd,’ the definitive history of Scottish football attendances, has now turned his attention to Europe. This book looks at the history of league (and in many cases non-league) attendances in every European country. From the great post-war boom to the decline of the 1980s and the subsequent rise again in the past two decades, he traces the patterns of each country’s progress.< Less
Crowded Houses By David Ross
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British and European soccer attendances from boom to bust and back again. The stories behind the crowds in all 55 UEFA countries including lower divisions and non-league. Records, stats and history... More > of the big - and not so big - games. David Ross, author of the acclaimed ‘ROAR of the Crowd,’ the definitive history of Scottish football attendances, has now turned his attention to Europe. This book looks at the history of league (and in many cases non-league) attendances in every European country. From the great post-war boom to the decline of the 1980s and the subsequent rise again in the past two decades, he traces the patterns of each country’s progress< Less
Gaffers: A Who's Who of Scottish Football Managers By David Ross
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The first ever Who's Who of Scottish football managers. All the greats are here - Willie Maley, Bill Struth & the men who challenged them like ‘Sailor’ Hunter & Pat Travers. Jock... More > Stein - the first British manager to win the European Cup, his Rangers rivals Scot Symon, Willie Waddell & Jock Wallace. Alex Ferguson & Jim McLean, who broke the Old Firm’s grip on the game. Graeme Souness & Walter Smith who restored Rangers to greatness and more recent managers like Martin O’Neill, Alex McLeish & Gordon Strachan. But it wasn’t just the big names who made Scottish football. Here too are the dedicated managers - often part-time - who kept the smaller clubs going. Men like Terry Christie, Albert Henderson, Eddie Hunter, John Lambie, Billy Lamont, Webber Lees, Billy Little, Jocky Scott & Alex Totten. There are over 900 entries in an A-Z format, from a few lines for those with the briefest of careers to over twenty pages for the most important. Updated to include season 2012-13< Less
GAFFERS By David Ross
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The first ever Who's Who of Scottish football managers. All the greats are here - Willie Maley, Bill Struth & the men who challenged them like ‘Sailor’ Hunter & Pat Travers. Jock... More > Stein - the first British manager to win the European Cup, his Rangers rivals Scot Symon, Willie Waddell & Jock Wallace. Alex Ferguson & Jim McLean, who broke the Old Firm’s grip on the game. Graeme Souness & Walter Smith who restored Rangers to greatness and more recent managers like Martin O’Neill, Alex McLeish & Gordon Strachan. But it wasn’t just the big names who made Scottish football. Here too are the dedicated managers - often part-time - who kept the smaller clubs going. Men like Terry Christie, Albert Henderson, Eddie Hunter, John Lambie, Billy Lamont, Webber Lees, Billy Little, Jocky Scott & Alex Totten. There are over 900 entries in an A-Z format, from a few lines for those with the briefest of careers to over twenty pages for the most important. Updated to include season 2012-13.< Less
Very Heaven: The Story of Scottish Football's Greatest Season Ever By David Ross
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The story of 1966-67, Scottish football's greatest-ever season when Scottish clubs conquered Europe and the Scotland national football team humbled World champions England on their own Wembley turf.
1966: Sport's FORGOTTEN Year By David Ross
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Muhammad Ali fought twice in London. Jack Nicklaus won his first British Open. Ann Jones won a Grand Slam title. A 50-1 outsider won the Grand National. Scobie Breasley (52) won the Derby.... More > England’s cricketers faced both Australia & the West Indies. A Scottish boxer won a world title. The Lions triumphed in Australia. The FA Cup winners came back from 2-0 down in the Final The great sporting achievements of 1966 have been airbrushed from history thanks to the World Cup Final at Wembley. In this book David Ross restores forgotten stars to their proper place in the sporting pantheon. The deeds of Muhammad Ali,Jack Nicklaus, Ann Jones, Scobie Breasley, Geoff Boycott, Gary Sobers, Walter McGowan, Ron Clarke, Kip Keino & others are told anew. These are events & deeds unjustly forgotten. People whose sporting prowess has been neglected by posterity simply because they had the misfortune to reach their peak the same year England won the World Cup. It is time to rescue them from undeserved obscurity.< Less
Scottish Football Answers to Questions By David Ross
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Scottish Football Answers to Questions - SFAQS - is the first volume of questions and answers about Scottish football, as seen in the famous SFAQS section of the scottishleague.net website. Five... More > years of questions, all updated to the end of the 2010-11 season.< Less
Barça - The Year Of Living Gloriously By David Ross
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FC Barcelona made history in 2009 winning every prize in club football, Champions League, Spanish League & Cup - first ever winners of that coveted 'treble' - then won both Spanish & European... More > Super Cups before rounding off the year by becoming World Club Champions. They did it in style, scoring goals for fun, playing attractive football and entertaining millions worldwide thanks to superstars like Xavi, Iniesta, Henry and the peerless Leo Messi. Yet at the start of their record-breaking run with five first team players departed and a new and untested manager in place little was expected of them. This is the story of their unforgettable journey, from pre-season tours, through their amazing 6-2 destruction of arch-rivals Real Madrid in the Bernabeu, on to their historic victory over Manchester United in Rome' and ultimately to Abu Dhabi where they lifted the global crown. This unique historical adventure is the first ever dedicated English language account of Barcelona's greatest season.< Less
'Very Heaven' By David Ross
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The story of 1966-67, Scottish football's greatest-ever season when Scottish clubs conquered Europe and the Scotland national football team humbled World champions England on their own Wembley turf.
Scottish Football Answers to Questions By David Ross
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Scottish Football Answers to Questions - SFAQS - is the first volume of questions and answers about Scottish football, as seen in the famous SFAQS section of the scottishleague.net website. Five... More > years of questions, all updated to the end of the 2010-11 season.< Less