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by Sir Tom Finney,Anton Rippon


Anton Rippon was born in Derby during the Second World War and grew up there. He has spent almost all his working life in the newspaper and publishing industry, including 10 years with the Derby Evening Telegraph and a spell with the Nottingham Evening Post.

Anton Rippon was born in Derby during the Second World War and grew up there. He is the author of 30 books on sport and military history but also including an including an autobiographical memoir, A Derby Boy, which was published in 2007.

This book captures the atmosphere of the time and tells the story of a unique period in football's history. Read on the Scribd mobile app.

Gas Masks for Goal Posts: Football in Britain during the Second World War. by Anton Rippon and Sir Tom Finney. When Britain declared war on Germany in September 1939, football came to an abrupt halt. This book captures the atmosphere of the time and tells the story of a unique period in football's history. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.

Anton Rippon, Tom Finney (Foreword). Born in Derby during the Second World War. He has spent almost all his working life in the newspaper and publishing industry

Anton Rippon, Tom Finney (Foreword). I was 12th man for England against Wales at Wembley. Within a few minutes, the Welsh half-back broke his collar bone. Large crow "I was 12th man for England against Wales at Wembley. He has spent almost all his working life in the newspaper and publishing industry. He is the author of 30 books, including an autobiographical memoir A Derby Boy, which was published in 2007.

When Britain declared war on Germany in September 1939, football came to an abrupt halt. The Story of Middlesex County Cricket Club.

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Anton Rippon was born in the Midlands during the Second World War. Anton has worked as a newspaper . Anton has worked as a newspaper journalist and feature writer – his work has appeared in The Times, The Independent, The Guardian and the Sunday Telegraph and FourFourTwo – and he is the author of some 30 books. Other recent books of Anton's include Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Football (David & Charles, 2012), Gunther Pluschow: Airman, Escaper and Explorer (Pen & Sword Military, 2009) and Gas Masks for Goal Posts: Football in Britain during the Second World War (The History Press, 2007).

ANTON RIPPON was born during the Second World War and grew up watching football. He has covered top-flight soccer for national and local newspapers and his work has appeared in The Times, The Independent, The Guardian and the Sunday Telegraph

ANTON RIPPON was born during the Second World War and grew up watching football. He has covered top-flight soccer for national and local newspapers and his work has appeared in The Times, The Independent, The Guardian and the Sunday Telegraph. The author of some 20 sporting books. Country of Publication.

Anton Rippon (born 20 December 1944) is a British award-winning newspaper columnist, journalist, author and publisher. He was born in Derby during the Second World War and grew up there. He was educated at Bemrose Grammar School in the town

Anton Rippon (born 20 December 1944) is a British award-winning newspaper columnist, journalist, author and publisher. He was educated at Bemrose Grammar School in the town. He has spent almost all his working life in the newspaper and publishing industry including working as a reporter for the Derby Evening Telegraph and as a feature writer for the Nottingham Evening Post. He was a football writer for the Sunday Telegraph.

Football in Britain during the Second World War. by Anton Rippon, Sir Tom Finney Books related to Gas Masks for Goal Posts. by Anton Rippon, Sir Tom Finney. Large crowds were banned, stadiums were given over to military use, most players joined up. Then it was realised that if victory was the national goal, soccer could help - and football went to war. For the next six years the game became hugely important to Britain. Boosting morale among servicemen, munitions workers and beleaguered citizens alike - and raising hundreds of thousands of pounds for war funds. Books related to Gas Masks for Goal Posts. A Rippon. The story of British football's journey from public school diversion to mass media entertainment is a remarkable one. Their finest hour: An evocative memoir of the british people in wartime 1939-45. The Association Game traces British football from the establishment of the earliest clubs in the nineteenth century to its place as one of the prominent and commercialised leisure industries at the beginning of the twenty first century. It covers supporters and fandom, status and culture, big business, the press and electronic media and development in playing styles, tactics and rules.

In this stimulating book, Nicholas Piercey constructs four new histories of early Dutch football, exploring urban change, club members, the media, and . Gas Masks for Goal Posts: Football in Britain during the Second World War. Anton Rippon.

In this stimulating book, Nicholas Piercey constructs four new histories of early Dutch football, exploring urban change, club members, the media, and the diaries of Cornelis Johannes Karel van Aalst, a stadium director, to propose practical examples of how history can become an important democratic tool for the 21st century.

"I was 12th man for England against Wales at Wembley. Within a few minutes, the Welsh half-back broke his collar bone. They had no reserves and I as the only spare player to hand. That's how I made my international debut - for Wales." - Stan Mortensen, Blackpool and England. When Britain declared war on Germany in September 1939, football came to an abrupt halt. Large crowds were banned, stadiums were given over to military use, most players joined up. Then it was realised that if victory was the national goal, soccer could help - and football went to war. For the next six years the game became hugely important to Britain. Boosting morale among servicemen, munitions workers and beleaguered citizens alike - and raising hundreds of thousands of pounds for war funds. It was a game with plenty of human stories. Some footballers were dubbed 'PT commandos' or 'D-Day dodgers'. Others, however, saw action. Pre-war heroes on the pitch became wartime heroes off it. This book captures the atmosphere of the time and tells the story of a unique period in football's history.
Gas Masks for Goal Posts: Football in Britain during the Second World War ebook
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Sir Tom Finney,Anton Rippon
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The History Press; Revised edition (February 1, 2007)
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288 pages
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