User Heart Menu Basket
Playing Extra Time - 9780230768574

Product Details

  • Product code: AGYPN
  • ISBN: 9780230768574
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.3cm x 17.1cm
  • Pages: 320
  • Publish date: 04/07/2013

Playing Extra Time (Paperback)

Playing Extra Time - 9780230768574

Alan Ball


  • Our price £14.89
  • RRP £14.99
Notify me
Add to wish list
Alan Ball always wanted to be the best. Small in stature, red-haired and fiery, Alan was one of the most recognisable players of his generation. Fans on the terraces and team mates immediately took to his whole-hearted enthusiasm and never-say-die attitude. Alan is a fighter - from overcoming his diminutive size to become a professional player and the youngest member of the 1966 England squad, to the rejection he repeatedly faced as a club manager. In 2004 Alan faced the toughest battle of his life. His wife Lesley lost her fight with cancer. From the moment their daughter was diagnosed, to the shocking realisation that Lesley also had the disease; Alan learnt to cope in the face of insurmountable odds. His hugely successsful playing and managerial career that took him to Everton, Arsenal, Manchester City, and two World Cups with England took a back seat to the real test of character brought about by the illness of his loved ones. Now Alan is learning to live life without his beloved Lesley, while continuing to support his daughter whose cancer is in remission. 'I have never stopped fighting but now I am on a different playing field - this has been the biggest fight of my life.' This is an autobiography that transcends football - a story that is both inspirational and deeply moving.

Share Playing Extra Time on Pinterest

Product Details

  • Product code: AGYPN
  • ISBN: 9780230768574
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.3cm x 17.1cm
  • Pages: 320
  • Publish date: 04/07/2013

Reviews

Help our customers make the best choices by telling everyone what you think about this product.

There are currently no customer reviews for this product. Why not be the first?

Rate & Review
  • Our price £14.89
  • RRP £14.99
Notify me

We hope to have this item available again soon.


Add to Wishlist