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on 10 January 2010
Excellent book for any genuine Liverpool fan with an interest in days gone by. This book was written by John Roberts but with Bill Shankly narrating the story of his life. Probably the only acurate account of Bill"s early years and his arrival at Liverpool football club and determination to make the club the best in Euope. Good value for money and written in Bill"s own words. A must for anyone who wants to know the real story.Shankly: My Story by Bill Shankly
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on 4 January 2010
A must read for all true Liverpool Fans, the man was a legend and will forever be in the hearts of the red half of the mersey! The book is detailed and easy to follow, making you wish you could meet the one and only Bill Shanly!
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on 25 June 2014
Bill Shankly straddled the old and the new. He was around when football was a working man's sport, and he saw the development of the superstar footballer, but he never forgot his roots. In the book he gives plenty of homespun philosophy which still holds true to-day. Bill Shankly was a forceful character, and to a certain extent you can see why Liverpool were afraid to employ him in any sort of capacity after he retired. I imagine they could not imagine that he would keep his thoughts about the progress of Liverpool FC to himself. Bill Shankly was perhaps one of the last old school football managers, but he is remembered with fondness by many. I do not think that this book is just for Liverpool fans, but for anyone for enjoys football, and fancies a trip down memory lane certainly as far as I am concerned to the 60's and 70's of football, and to be reminded that footballers were not always the mega stars that they are to-day, and that they used to play on Christmas Day!!
A good and interesting read well worth being reproduced, though many of the contributors at the end of the book have also died.
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on 4 November 2013
brought this as a present for a friend but ended up reading and enjoying this myself (not a liverpool fan ) but found this book interesting
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on 11 July 2014
A wonderful read about a man who loved football.
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on 7 January 2015
he was a great man, a great manager, a gentleman.
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on 10 December 2014
being a LFC fan this book is a must
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on 30 June 2014
Great read..
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on 11 April 2015
Excellent
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on 24 February 2015
Excellent
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