Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos: The Incredible Story of the New York Cosmos Paperback – 11 May 2006
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About the Author
GAVIN NEWSHAM is a sportswriter and journalist who has written for the Guardian, The Sunday Times and the Observer Sport Monthly magazine; he is also the associate editor of Golf Punk magazine. Newsham was awarded the National Sporting Club Best New Writer in 2004 for his first book, Letting the Big Dog Eat. Once In A Lifetime was published by Atlantic Books in 2006. Gavin lives in Brighton with his wife and two children.
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It's a great read.
Newsham's writing at its best conveys the excitiment and pressures of the matches of football and conjures up many of the great personalities who were associated with the club.
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It would be easy to dismiss this book, as I note one reviewer has.
But for me Newsham at the very least produces the first draft of history on an amazing story; and at... Read more
It should have been a back of the net certainty. The story of how football (I won't call it soccer, I won't I won't I WON'T) took off big in the US in the 1970s and how the New... Read morePublished on 21 Oct. 2009 by A. Warmington
Excellent and well written.
Is Chelsea the new Cosmos? overspending and paying exhorbitant wages, which then the other teams try to follow like lambs to the slaughter. Read more