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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superbly entertaining and uplifting
Frank Worthington was one of the 70's "Mavericks" ; skilful,flair players like Bowles,Currie, Hudson,Marsh who fans adored. Unpredictable, exciting, rebellious and hedonistic. Frank's book is full of warmth and dry humour and packed with photos and memorable (and possibly scurrilous, yet never nasty) anecdotes and opinions on his fellow pros, managers and...
Published on 26 Sep 2002 by L. Davidson

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3.0 out of 5 stars One Hump or Two....or three,or four...
A book about a footballer with more clubs than Nick Faldo.

This book follows big Frank from starting out as a kid at Huddersfield through to plying his trade in the non league circuit right up to when in his early 40's,not bad for someone who failed a medical at Liverpool at just 23.

Frank talks candidly about what he got up to off the field every...
Published on 1 Dec 2006 by S. Knight


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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superbly entertaining and uplifting, 26 Sep 2002
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L. Davidson (Belfast, N.Ireland) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: One Hump or Two? The Frank Worthington Story (Paperback)
Frank Worthington was one of the 70's "Mavericks" ; skilful,flair players like Bowles,Currie, Hudson,Marsh who fans adored. Unpredictable, exciting, rebellious and hedonistic. Frank's book is full of warmth and dry humour and packed with photos and memorable (and possibly scurrilous, yet never nasty) anecdotes and opinions on his fellow pros, managers and (numerous) lovers.Frank's had bad times - his father died young, his dream move to Liverpool collapsed , he divorced and nearly lost his beloved daughter,he was banned from driving for long periods and eventually became bankrupt. Just some of these problems could break a man , but Frank's love of the game and life in general seemed to pull him through and this book is never downbeat. Frank tells you all about the gossip , socialising and personality clashes behind the scenes of his numerous clubs but it is his love of the aesthetic in football and his refusal to compromise the way he plays the game which shines through all of his footballing experiences in this book.
This is an entertaining read , funny and informative and makes one nostalgic for the days when people would pay money in the hope of seeing a moment of wizardry from a footballing genius like Frank Worthington.
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4.0 out of 5 stars An exciting book!!!, 25 Feb 2011
This review is from: One Hump or Two? The Frank Worthington Story (Paperback)
A entertaining read, with lots of anecdotes from his playing days. He talks about his life on and off the pitch, and he describes all the managers he played under and main players he played with, as well as mentioning his hilarious stories off the pitch. You won't get bored with it!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lively read, 30 July 2013
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Interesting to read about distant family, and see family photo's. one of footballs great characters. Watched him on celebrity come dine with me.
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of footballs true characters. The title tells you ..., 30 Oct 2014
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One of footballs true characters. The title tells you all you need to know as to whether this book is for you.
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars One Hump or Two....or three,or four..., 1 Dec 2006
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This review is from: One Hump or Two? The Frank Worthington Story (Paperback)
A book about a footballer with more clubs than Nick Faldo.

This book follows big Frank from starting out as a kid at Huddersfield through to plying his trade in the non league circuit right up to when in his early 40's,not bad for someone who failed a medical at Liverpool at just 23.

Frank talks candidly about what he got up to off the field every bit as much as what he did on the pitch and this can get a little tiersome.

A crying shame that a player of Frank's ability should only represent his country a mere eight times and you are left wondering if only he had put a bit more effort and commitment in,he could have achieved so much more....a bit like this book if i'm honest.
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1.0 out of 5 stars A football book for people who love Page 3 girls, 29 Jan 2003
This review is from: One Hump or Two? The Frank Worthington Story (Paperback)
Just about the worst football book I've ever read. Frank glosses over his footballing life, offering no real insights into the football career of someone blessed with talent that only a few British players have ever had. He skates over much of his time in football, concentrating more on the hijinks that he and other players got up to off the pitch which, to be honest, gets a bit boring after the 6th or 7th time they sneak out of hotels at night to go clubbing. The worst thing though is that this is a book about Frank on the pull with football merely supplying the backdrop. Models, business women, married women, secretarys, PA's, barmaids, film stars, Frank's had the lot and never misses the opportunity to remind you of it. After a while his constant 'winking' at the reader as he makes another crass comment about the quality or 'abilities' of that night's conquest just grates on the nerves. The barrage of these kind of asides combined with the 'Swiss Tony' type of photo of Frank on the front cover leave the reader in no doubt as to the kind of audience this book is aimed at. If you're looking for the life story of a Likely Lad that doesn't tax the old grey matter too much then enjoy but if your looking for a real insight into Frank Worthington footballing genius, leave this well alone.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars, 14 Aug 2014
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again a nice read
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 17 July 2014
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excellent book
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1.0 out of 5 stars A book by a crass self centred fool, 11 Sep 2011
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This review is from: One Hump or Two? The Frank Worthington Story (Paperback)
Thedapman's review is pretty much spot on, I would just like to add that midway through the book Worthington complains about Gary Lineker not attending his testimonial game at Leicester City FC and states that:

"He was full of promises when I arrived to see him at the Tottenham training ground.....but it was a different story the on the Friday night before the game when his agent Jon Holmes came on the line to do the dirty work....'sorry Frank....but Gary can't play. He wants to spend more time with his son blah blah...'.....I'm afraid those second hand excuses sounded just a little too lame. I can appreciate that little George had not been well."

It wasn't that he had "not been well", he was diagnosed with leukaemia, you moron! A life threatening illness, of course he wanted to spend more time with his son, and if you had any experience of this disease then believe me playing in Frank "Centre of the Universe" Worthington's testimonial would be the last thing on his mind.

Don't waste your money.
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