Home of English Football

Home of English Football

£19.99

Bob Bond takes us on a nostalgic journey through football history, from the first FA Cup Final played at Wembley Stadium through to the modern era. This captivating collection of match cartoons is sure to delight parents and grandparents with a yearning for days of yore, but it will also fascinate younger fans who were raised in the digital age.

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Bob Bond takes us on a nostalgic journey through football history, from the first FA Cup Final played at Wembley Stadium in 1923 through to the modern era. This captivating collection of match cartoons will evoke fond and light-hearted memories of a time when football cartoons were a feature in most newspapers. Readers will see how the game evolved through almost a century of Wembley cartoons, with each illustration contextualised with memories or explanations and a concise match report. Every era has its famous players, and the book also holds over 100 caricatures of footballers and managers who made Wembley a special place. Home of English Football is guaranteed to delight parents and grandparents with a yearning for days of yore, but it will also fascinate younger fans who were raised in the digital age. Take a trip down memory lane with the history of England's most esteemed football ground elegantly depicted in illustrated form.

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Weight1.188 kg
Dimensions30.3 × 21.6 × 2.1 cm
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Hardback

Pages

224

Language

English

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General – Trade / Code: K