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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Descrizione libro Tempus, Stroud, 2005. Black bds with gilt in Jacket. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: 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. Codice libro della libreria 1777
Descrizione libro Tempus, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. illustrated edition. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0752432745
Descrizione libro Tempus Pub Ltd, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Brand New. new title edition. 240 pages. 9.25x6.25x0.75 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 0752432745
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97807524327481.0