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Leeds United - For club and country (HB)

Leeds United - For club and country (HB)

Ref No: 9781859837535

Details: Author: Martin Jarred

Type: Books


Price: £19.99

This is the first book published to cover the international careers of players during their time with Leeds United, and their predecessors, Leeds City. It features a comprehensive statistical section. Profusely illustrated throughout; it also features review coverage in local and national press and football media. They are all here - from one game wonders to World Cup winners. Profusely illustrated throughout with United stars, past and present, in international kit, each player's international history is backed up with statistical detail. The potted biographies throw up a myriad of fascinating facts covering the highs and lows of the 112 Leeds players to have represented a total of 23 countries. In addition to all the appearances and goals, you'll discover...Who travelled half-way round the world to play just two minutes for his country? Who had to give a Nazi salute before a game against West Germany? Who was axed from an England summer tour because he was sent off in a West Riding Senior Cup match? Who saw a member of his country's coaching staff arrested on the pitch for practising black magic? Who saved a penalty on his only international appearance? Who met Mussolini and had an audience with the Pope on a continental tour? Who received a four-and-a-half year international ban for striking an opponent? Who played in goal and as an outfield player for his country? Who represented their country before playing a League game for United? Who represented Scotland after being picked by England? Each biography blends the player's time at Elland Road with their international exploits and has a comprehensive statistical section. You'll find exactly where and when each Leeds player won their caps, scores and attendances plus details of intermediate internationals like 'B' internationals, Under-23, Under-21 ad Football League representative games. There are also lists of players who were capped before and after their time at Elland Road, plus a section on international managers with Leeds United connections.


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