[PDF] ✪ The Final Season ✬ Nigel McCrery – E-inbusiness.co.uk

The Final Season A Moving Narrative History Of The Professional Soccer Players Who Fought And Died In World War I, With A Foreword By Gary Lineker In 1914, As Today, Successful Soccer Players Were Heroes And Role Models They Were The Sporting Superstars Of Their Time Symbols Of Youth, Health, And Vigor Naturally Enough, When War Broke Out They Felt It Was Their Duty To Join Up And Fight Between 1914 And 1918, 213 Professional Players Fell In Action Some Teams Lost Half Their Players, Either Killed Or Else So Badly Injured In Mind And Body That They Were Never To Play Again The Final Season Is The Powerfully Moving Account Of These Young Men Who Swapped The Turf Of The Pitch And The Cheers Of The Fans For The Freezing Mud Of The Battlefield And The Terrible Scream Of Shell Fire It Follows Them As They Leave Their Fans And Families Behind, Undergo Training, And Then Travel On To The Bloody Arenas Of War Ypres, Gallipoli, The Somme, Passchendaele Nigel McCrery Paints These Men In Vivid Detail From Their Achievements On The Soccer Pitch To Their Heroic Conduct On The Battlefield, We Will Learn Of The Selfless Courage And Determination They Displayed In The Face Of Adversity For Far Too Many, We Will Also Learn When, And How, They Made The Ultimate Sacrifice.


10 thoughts on “The Final Season

  1. says:

    The Final Season Today we find professional footballers are out of touch and wealthy beyond most people s dreams rarely mix


  2. says:

    This is a collection of stories about mainly professional footballers who fought and mostly died in the First World War We tend to thi


  3. says:

    We think of todays highly paid footballing superstars as fairly recent history, but in fact in the early years of the twentieth century, top pro


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    Museums always have interesting books They have books that you can t seem to find anywhere else and ones that you wouldn t normally look for A few weeks a


  5. says:

    The Final Season tells the story of professional football players joining the BEF after the outbreak of war and how some of these brave men conducted themselves in


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    Good book as it written towards the end, perhaps it is the very nature of football a competition in which two opposing sides strive against each other for victory that give t


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