Shankly's Village

Subtitle:
The Extraordinary Life and Times of Glenbuck and its Famous Sons
By:
Adam Powley and Robert Gillan
Price:
£18.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785310706
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
256

Description

Glenbuck is a name that resonates through the history of British football. Once a tiny village in the Ayrshire coalfields, it produced an unprecedented roll call of professional players. Shankly's Village brings back to vivid life the birthplace of Bill Shankly and the exploits of 49 other characters, from British stars to more parochial heroes.

About the author

Robert Gillan is a former youth player with Clyde FC and a youth coach with international experience who has set up the Glenbuck Academy to help aspiring local footballers. Adam Powley is a journalist, lecturer, and author of over 20 books including a collaboration with Pelé, 61: The Spurs Double, Spurs Miscellany and The Boys from White Hart Lane.