The Bald Facts

Subtitle:
The David Armstrong Biography
By:
Pat Symes
Price:
£17.99
Publication date:
ISBN:
9781909178649
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
224
Foreword:
Kevin Keegan

Description

The ups and downs of the legendary Middlesbrough and Southampton winger’s rollercoaster life have been fast and ferocious. Four years after playing for England, David signed on the dole. Missed chances, bailiffs, a broken marriage and a desperate desire for an ankle amputation lend this riches-to-rags story a human appeal far beyond football.

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About the author

Pat Symes has worked for national newspapers, radio and TV for 35 years as a journalist and director of a news agency. He counts himself lucky to have reported on Armstrong’s Southampton career, and rates the player as ahead of his time. Pat’s previous books include collaborations with cricketing greats Malcolm Marshall and Gordon Greenidge.