High Noon: Bobby Robson's Year At Barcelona - Jeff KingVirgin, 1997, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges with a light crease the length of the lower join. Text complete, clean and tight.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Tables;
From the cover: “Bobby Robson is one of the most successful British managers ever; the only man to lead England to a World Cup semi-final on foreign soil; a football survivor who has won major trophies in three different countries. But, in his four decades in the game he loves with such a passion, nothing had prepared him for the everyday madness and intense pressure that is FC Barcelona.
The world’s best supported football club comes equipped with a high-priced squad of superstars and super-egos including the world’s most sought-after player, an uncontrollable force of nature called Ronaldo. It also comes with 100,000 fans who are capable of barracking the coach even when his side are winning 6-0, and worst of all a relentlessly voracious press gang who take great pleasure in feeding off errant football managers. But Robson is not a man to walk away, even when Newcastle United offered him a £5 million contract.
‘I wasn’t going to let anybody put a blemish on my career. I’ve never been one to surrender and I’m not about to start now’. High Noon is the dramatic, absorbing, behind-the-scenes story of his toughest challenge.”