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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Pitch Publishing Ltd; First edition (1 Oct. 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1785310488
  • ISBN-13: 978-1785310485
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 2 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 12 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 221,039 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"There's a strange fascination about Tony Currie that runs in parallel with the late David Bowie, or even the school of provocatively effeminate wrestlers of the early 1970s such as Adrian Street - glam Englishmen whose apparent purpose was to raise the hackles of a more stolid, crewcut generation with their flamboyant, long-haired antics." --When Saturday Comes

"Currie was one of the game's Mavericks, perhaps epitomised by the famous picture of him sharing a kiss with Alan Birchenall. Currie had serious off-field problems when his career came to an end. He was a Jimmy Armfield signing at Leeds, and his reflections on the former Blackpool skipper's tenure as manager at Elland Road are interesting." --Blackpool Gazette Book of the Week

About the Author

EJ Huntley is the author of several biographies on a wide variety of subjects including Dennis Price, George Harrison, The Blue Nile, Paul Carrack, John Sheridan and Gary Megson. He lives in Sheffield and is an avid Sheffield United fan. His hobbies include singing, playing the mandolin and building sculptures out of Lego.


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