Lost In France

Subtitle:
The Remarkable Life and Death of Leigh Roose, Football's First Superstar
By:
Spencer Vignes
Price:
£8.99
Publication date:
ISBN:
9781785311604
Format:
Paperback
Size:
198 x 129
Pages:
192

Description

In 1914 one of Britain's most famous sportsmen went off to play his part in the First World War. Like millions of others, he would die. Unlike millions of others, nobody knew how or where. Until now. Lost in France is the true story of Leigh Roose: playboy, scholar, soldier and the finest goalkeeper of his generation.

About the author

Spencer Vignes is a freelance journalist and author of several critically acclaimed books including The Server, listed for the 2003 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. He worked as The Observer's football correspondent in north east England for many years and has also written for dozens of other newspapers, magazines and press agencies located across the world. For more details visit www.spencervignes.co.uk.