[Nigel McCrery] PDF The Final Season Summary – DOC & Kindle ePUB


  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • The Final Season
  • Nigel McCrery
  • en
  • 03 March 2019
  • 9781847947291
The Final Season

Summary The Final Season ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Nigel McCrery à 8 Summary Ndergo training and then travel on to the bloody arenas of war Ypres Gallipoli the Somme Passchendaele Nigel McCrery paints these men in vivid detail From their achievements on the soccer pitch to their heroic conduct on the battlefield we will learn of the selfless courage and determination they displayed in the face of adversity For far too many we will also learn when and how they made the ultimate sacrific We think of todays highly paid footballing superstars as fairly recent history but in fact in the early years of the twen

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Summary The Final Season ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Nigel McCrery à 8 Summary S fell in action Some teams lost half their players either killed or else so badly injured in mind and body that they were never to play again The Final Season is the powerfully moving account of these young men who swapped the turf of the pitch and the cheers of the fans for the freezing mud of the battlefield and the terrible scream of shell fire It follows them as they leave their fans and families behind u This is a collection of stories about mainly professional footballers who fought and mostly died in the First World War W

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Summary The Final Season ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Nigel McCrery à 8 Summary A moving narrative history of the professional soccer players who fought and died in World War I with a foreword by Gary Lineker In 1914 as today successful soccer players were heroes and role models They were the sporting superstars of their time; symbols of youth health and vigor Naturally enough when war broke out they felt it was their duty to join up and fight Between 1914 and 1918 213 professional player The Final Season Today we find professional footballers are out of touch and wealthy beyond most people s dreams rarely