The largest goalkeeper ever to take the field at the highest level of football, William Henry Foulke was a truly larger-than-life character. An immense 24-stone goalkeeper in the days when football was rather more physical was always going to please the crowds. Foulke did so between 1895 and 1915 at Bradford and Sheffield United - at a time when The Blades were one of the finest sides in the country. His life story is crammed with anecdotes and this is well brought out in this book - the first on the subject - about a colourful hero who was once described by C.B. Fry as having 'a touch of genius, and...in spite of a suspicion of eagerness makes a last defence that is almost impregnable'.
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Descripción Tempus, Stroud, 2005. Black bds with gilt in Jacket. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. First Edition. 24 Cm x 16.5 Cm. William 'Fatty' Foulke was a 24-stone goalkeeper who played for Sheffield United across the Victorian and Edwardian eras, with later duties at Chelsea and Bradford City. This well-researched biography includes a match-by-match analysis of Foulke's playing career from 1894 to 1907. 223 pages. 40 b/w photographs. Every book is sent in a rigid cardboard posting box. Nº de ref. de la librería 1777
Descripción The History Press, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. new title edition. 240 pages. 9.25x6.25x0.75 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk0752432745
Descripción Tempus, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0752432745
Descripción Tempus, 2005. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. illustrated edition. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0752432745
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97807524327481.0