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My Father and Other Working Class Football Heroes (edition 2006)
by Gary Imlach
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0224072684, Paperback)A beautifully written and moving account of the author’s search for the man his father was, and the life he led as a well-known footballer at a time when the men who played the game, and those who watched it, led fundamentally the same lives together in the same communities.
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Stuart Imlach played football in the last days of the maximum wage when footballers were serfs at the mercy of their clubs and when the men who played the game and those who watched it led fundamentally the same lives in the same communities. His son recaptures that era, barely comprehensible 40 years on, and the way it changed.
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