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The Goalkeeper"s History of Britain

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Published by Fourth Estate, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soccer (Association football),
  • Social history,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History - General History,
  • Sports,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • SPO,
  • SPO000000,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Soccer,
  • GREAT BRITAIN_HISTORY_20TH CENTURY,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • LONDON (ENGLAND)_HISTORY,
  • SPORTS_GREAT BRITAIN,
  • WORLD WAR, 1939-1945_GREAT BRITAIN

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8918451M
    ISBN 10184115010X
    ISBN 109781841150109
    OCLC/WorldCa59556824


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The book intertwines British (primarily English) football history centered around the goalkeepers with some bits of British history as well as some autobiographical bits.

The analogy of the goalkeeper for the country of Great Britain is quite ingenious and helpful in understanding the kind of general attitude the British have towards the world/5(6). : The Goalkeeper’s History of Britain (text only) eBook: Peter Chapman: Kindle Store/5(4). A goalkeeper, from a nation of goalkeepers, is born.

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Published in Size: mm x mm – pages. And Britain's place in the world is epitomised by its goalkeepers: post war austerity is embodied in Bert Williams (Walsall and England), a wartime PT boy whose athleticism scarcely concealed a masochistic edge: he ended his training routine with a full-length dive on to concrete; the end of Empire abroad came as the army and politicians were.

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Jack Ball, an inside left, went in goal at halftime for England, in the match against Ireland on 22 OctoberTed. The Goalkeeper’s History of Britain Fourth Estate, The Goalkeeper’s History of Britain charts Peter Chapman’s personal crusade from playground goalkeeper in his mother’s gloves to his apotheosis in in Mexico City - in goal for a Brazil XI led by Rivelino that had forgotten to bring a keeper.

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Manchester City have a had a trio of fine England goalkeepers in Frank Swift, Joe Corrigan and Joe Hart, but their greatest goalkeeper of all-time is without doubt a German by the name of Bert Trautmann. A Luftwaffe paratrooper during WWII, Trautmann even won an Iron Cross for his services to Germany, before being captured as a POW by the British.

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