A Different Road by Bob Latchford PDF

By Bob Latchford

In eleven consecutive seasons of top-flight soccer among 1972 and 1983, Bob Latchford scored extra league objectives than the other First department participant. A British move list holder and icon of his period, for fanatics of Everton, Birmingham urban, Swansea urban and England Latchford used to be a guy who really ‘walked on water’.
A participant who averaged a aim some other video game all through his profession, within the blue of his liked Everton purely Dixie Dean and Graeme Sharp have ever bettered Latchford’s exceptional goalscoring checklist. His targets at Goodison introduced Everton to the edge of silverware and Latchford England reputation. For Birmingham his partnership with Trevor Francis and Bob Hatton earned them merchandising to the 1st department and at Swansea an Indian summer time virtually introduced an not going First department title.
And but, regardless of being the most well-known footballers of his period, Latchford remained uneasy along with his reputation and the point of interest it introduced. simply now, approximately 3 a long time after he final performed expert soccer, has Latchford made up our minds for the 1st time to place his existence tale down on paper.
In this considerate and revealing autobiography, Latchford takes us via his highly profitable profession. He remembers a formative years with brothers who additionally loved lengthy specialist careers, his early successes with Birmingham and becoming a member of Everton because the costliest participant in British soccer. From Everton’s doomed 1974/75 problem, via his recognized thirty-goal quest and close to misses less than Gordon Lee, he helped restoration delight to Evertonians in the course of a time while residing in Liverpool’s shadow had turn into a life-style. Silverware, for thus lengthy elusive, used to be ultimately earned in an exhilarating interlude at Swansea City.
Latchford indicates us his profession, but additionally the demanding situations, uncertainties and pleasure he skilled off the pitch. a guy who has regularly allowed his middle to rule his future, a special highway is an extraordinary factor: a deeply sincere and poignant account of a existence out and in of soccer, exhibiting a human face to a hero that few may possibly ever imagine.

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