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Me teams lost half their players either killed The Final PDF 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 unde This is a collection of stories about mainly professional footballers who fought and mostly died in the First World War We tend to think of vanity and lax morals as elem

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A moving narrative history of the professional soccer players who fought and died in World War I with a foreword by Gary Lineker In 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 andprofessional players fell in action So The Final Season Today we find professional footballers are out of touch and wealthy beyond most people s dreams rarely mix with their fans As a football fan I always

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Rgo 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 sacrifice We think of todays highly paid footballing superstars as fairly recent history but in fact in the early years of the twentieth century top professional players were earn


6 thoughts on “The Final Season

  1. says:

    The Final Season Today we find professional footballers are out of touch and wealthy beyond most people’s dreams rarely m

  2. says:

    This is a collection of stories about mainly professional footballers who fought and mostly died in the First World War We tend to think of vanity and lax morals as elements of modern society but tucked away in this book of heroic actions are little insights into the life of a superstar footballer 100 years ago

  3. says:

    We think of todays highly paid footballing superstars as fairly recent history but in fact in the early years of the twentieth century top professional players were earning around 4 pounds per week euivalent to 400 pounds A century ago these players were venerated and followed by fans much like today It is incr

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    The Final Season tells the story of professional football players joining the BEF after the outbreak of war and how some of these brave men conducted themselves in the Great War while also being somewhat of a narrative as

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    Good book as it written towards the end perhaps it is the very nature of football a competition in which two opposing sides strive against each other for victory that give their stories such fascination and pathos In the end for all that is vast ugly and cruel what is war but another such competition We instinctively recoil from the fact th