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Geoff Hurst's unique hat-trick in the 1966 World Cup final catapulted him to international superstardom and changed his life forever. Now, in this updated edition of his long-awaited and bestselling autobiography, he recalls England's greatest sporting moment, and reveals the inside story of what it was like playing with and against some of the greatest names in history - Pele, Moore, Beckenbauer and Charlton. His assessment of today's superstars, packed with insight from one of the game's true legends, must be read, as England look to the future with an exciting young squad.
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Sir Geoff Hurst played football for West Ham United from 1957-72, before going on to Stoke City and West Brom. He then moved into management at Telford United and Chelsea, after which he left football to pursue his business interests. He won 49 caps for England, scoring 24 goals. He was knighted in 1998 for his services to football, and was a key member of England's World Cup 2006 bid.Review:
'Stands out from the standard ghosted autobiographies ... the period detail gives it huge charm' -- Simon Barnes, The Times 20011121 'Riveting' -- Mike Pattenden, The Times 20010929 'Refreshing to read a football biography with genuine, intelligent insight' -- Waterstone's Books Quarterly 20010929
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Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110747241872
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