Quiet Genius: Bob Paisley, British football's greatest manager (Paperback)Ian Herbert (author)
- 10+ in stock
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Quiet Genius is like its subject, a winner and surely a candidate already for the best football books of the year, whether you are of a Liverpool FC persuasion or not. * Blackpool Gazette *
Terrific * Scotland on Sunday *
Herbert has written perhaps the best Paisley biography, emphasising how hard work, an uncanny eye for a player and a belief that football is, at its heart, a simple game, worked wonders. * Bristol Post *
This brilliant new book chronicles how Bob Paisley the player reinvented himself as Bob the builder, Bob the physio, and ultimately Bob the all-conquering manager * LFC Magazine *
This biography puts Paisley on the map once again and brings him into the discussion of being one of the world's best football managers ever. Herbert deserves loads of credit for this as no other author could deliver a text as great as this. Kudos to Bloomsbury for yet another great football title and perhaps the top title of 2017 * International Soccer Network *
A cut above many formulaic sports books. * Daily Telegraph *
A beautifully constructed tribute to the virtues of the quiet approach, and all the more stirring for arriving in an age of constant noise. * The Times (Saturday review) *
The depth of research is outstanding with the input of former players and coaches providing authoritative insights into a great man. * Daily Express *
Herbert will leave you with no doubt regarding Paisley's exalted position in football's pantheon. * Coach *
Herbert's biography of Bob Paisley, the great Liverpool manager, is also a vivid - and often unflattering - portrait of Seventies football. * The TImes Saturday Review *
An eloquent portrait of the introvert who became Liverpool's greatest manager of all time. * Daily Express *
Herbert reveals the paradoxes of the most unassuming boss to find footballing immortality and bring Anfield unparalleled glory. * Sunday Mirror *
Ian Herbert's book is a beautifully constructed tribute to the virtues of the quiet approach, and all the more stirring for arriving in an age of constant noise. * The Times *
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