Overview:Playing Extra Time - Alan Ball always wanted to be the best. Small in stature, red-haired and fiery, Alan was one of the most recognisable players of his generation. Fans on the terraces and team mates immediately took to his whole-hearted enthusiasm and never-say-die attitude. Alan is a fighter - from overcoming his diminutive size to become a professional player and the youngest member of the 1966 England squad, to the rejection he repeatedly faced as a club manager. In 2004 Alan faced the toughest battle of his life. His wife Lesley lost her fight with cancer. From the moment their daughter was diagnosed, to the shocking realisation that Lesley also had the disease; Alan learnt to cope in the face of insurmountable odds. His hugely successsful playing and managerial career that took him to Everton, Arsenal, Manchester City, and two World Cups with England took a back seat to the real test of character brought about by the illness of his loved ones. Now Alan is learning to live life without his beloved Lesley, while continuing to support his daughter whose cancer is in remission. 'I have never stopped fighting but now I am on a different playing field - this has been the biggest fight of my life.' This is an autobiography that transcends football - a story that is both inspirational and deeply moving.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725649-9780230768574. It was written by the following authors: MBE, Alan Ball. Book Playing Extra Time, which can be read online, published by the company: Pan Macmillan. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, True Stories, Sports Books. The book was published on 2013-07-04 00:00:00. It has 416 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 640 g. File for download Playing Extra Time has PDF format and is called playing-extra-time.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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