Beecher Networks - Web Development, Hosting & Domains
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: books on Ireland circa 86-02

  1. #1
    Jan 2007
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    Thanked in
    31 Posts

    books on Ireland circa 86-02

    Lads what books would you recommend on the irish team and/or players from the Jack and Mick eras? Paul McGraths and Cascarino's are two that immediately spring to mind. Doesn't have to be biography, anything really with well told anecdotes rather than just a simple football history.

    The dude abides....

  2. #2
    Capped Player SkStu's Avatar
    Feb 2007
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    Thanked in
    2,496 Posts
    Red Mist - a fans book on the World Cup was good but I also liked the fans books from Euro88 (class!) and Italia90 "we were there". Then the Jack Charlton WC Diaries were great - and the 1990 one my favourite.

  3. #3
    Seasoned Pro Lionel Ritchie's Avatar
    Nov 2003
    Thanks Thanks Given 
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    Thanked in
    168 Posts
    Andys Game isn't bad either.

    It documents a particularly novel method of relieving pressure on a crushed and infected injury to the toenail on one's big toe while at an international football tournament where you're wary of taking any medication whatsoever lest the drug testers find something therein they don't like.

    Said tale involves cigarette lighters, sewing needles and all colours of the rainbow puss. lovely.
    " I wish to God that someone would be able to block out the voices in my head for five minutes, the voices that scream, over and over again: "Why do they come to me to die?"

Similar Threads

  1. Books on History of Clubs & Leagues in Ireland
    By historynut in forum Football History
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 02/04/2023, 10:54 AM
  2. Football Books
    By IsMiseSean in forum World League Football
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 19/11/2013, 2:43 AM
  3. Footie Books
    By Karlos in forum World League Football
    Replies: 40
    Last Post: 11/04/2005, 2:06 PM
  4. hallucinogenic books
    By the 12 th man in forum Off Topic
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 14/07/2004, 1:56 PM
  5. Books on the EL
    By max power in forum Premier & First Divisions
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 22/05/2003, 4:24 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts