Liverpool FC Heroes (Hardback)Ragnhild Lund Ansnes
Hardback Published: 10/04/2012
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Writer and female journalist Ragnhild Lund Ansnes has spent two years getting to know many of the greatest legends who played for the Reds during the past 50 years. The result is a fascinating official club book which, for the first time, delves beneath the surface to tell the human story of the man behind the player. In 2010, Ansnes penned the best-selling official Liverpool Hearts which analysed how following Liverpool FC has changed the lives of Norwegian fans and showed what football is doing to its supporters. Now she skillfully turns the focus on to the club's players in Liverpool Heroes. Never before have so many Anfield legends opened up so freely about their personal lives in a book. David Fairclough talks about how the untimely death of his father affected his Anfield career and how the Reds fans have supported him through the sudden death of his wife Phil Thompson breaks his silence about how a 15 year long disagreement with a team mate and fellow European Cup winning captain was finally healed Phil Neal and Tommy Smith reveal the personal sacrifices they made for Liverpool FC - how their career affected their family and home life More revelations follow from Kevin Keegan, Bruce Grobbelaar, John Barnes, Roy Evans, Alan Kennedy and modern day giants Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard, among others. Liverpool Heroes is a different and revealing football book that will show you a side of the legends you have never seen before.
Publisher: Trinity Mirror Sport Media