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By Greville Waterman

ISBN-10: 1910515590

ISBN-13: 9781910515594

OOH-AAH BOB BOOKAH…

And so starts the most iconic chants in soccer. A chant for a cult hero who was once popular for his labor, tenacity, honesty, and graciousness. A chant for a participant who left every little thing at the pitch.

It covers the demanding situations of facing lovers’ expectancies, a long term persistent damage that threatened to finish his profession, and the way he handled the intrigue and machinations of soccer management.

Bob labored challenging, gave his all, performed anywhere he was once requested with no grievance, wore each blouse (apart from the goalkeeper’s), and used to be rewarded through taking part in or training in all 4 divisions of the soccer League. certainly, in a rollercoaster occupation that spanned nearly 5 many years, Bob was once a very important a part of groups – as both a participant or trainer – that celebrated six promotions and suffered 3 relegations. might be most significantly, not anyone who has ever met Bob has a nasty observe to claim approximately him. he's nonetheless respected in any respect 3 golf equipment he was once linked to and continues to be a specific hero at Sheffield United.

With contributions from former teammates, managers, and associates, the true Bob Booker is printed in all his complexities. it's the variety, pleasant, and funny Bob that all of us anticipated to discover but additionally one that tested grit, selection, braveness, internal power, guile and perseverance to forge any such lengthy and profitable occupation for himself.

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“Brimming with exciting anecdotes and revealing insight.” Henry iciness, leader soccer author, The Times

“Confessor determine, comic, trainer, commissioned officer. Bob Booker should be categorised as a bunch , yet he's one in every of football’s hidden heroes. Greville Waterman shines a focus on him, and into the shadows of the sport. hugely recommended.” Michael Calvin, soccer Writer

“Greville Waterman has talented us with a close and hugely unique perception into the lifestyle of a journeyman specialist footballer. should you like your soccer uncooked, this is often the ebook for you.” David Bolchover, soccer Writer

“The excellent cocktail for a host – enjoyable, nous and loyalty. an exceptional read.” Andy Naylor, leader activities Reporter, The Argus

“An enticing story of 1 of football’s reliable men within the days sooner than the ideal League made mediocrities into millionaires.” Nick Szczepanik, soccer Writer

“From fanatics’ hero to unsung hero, Bob Booker’s occupation in soccer has been fascinating.

“After ‘making marvellous use of modest talents,’ taking part in his middle out in 379 soccer League video games, this is often the guy who grew to become the position of Assistant supervisor into an paintings form.”

“How else might you describe a person who labored with a succession of very diversified top-class managers at Brighton, and made each of them greater at his job?”

“Bob’s striking trip via soccer, advised the following with nice perception by way of Greville Waterman, finds one of many actual characters of the game.”

“A pleasure to learn for an individual with soccer of their veins.” Dick Knight, lifestyles President, Brighton & Hove Albion FC

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