Another Bloody Saturday: A Journey to the Heart and Soul of Football
By: Mat Guy (author)Paperback
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Another Bloody Saturday is a book celebrating all that makes football the sport that it is. It explores the passions and devotion of those that support a team, a nation, a dream. By exploring football in the lower leagues and non-league, as well as lesser known clubs and nations abroad, the book attempts to reveal the true soul of football that is often lost among the glitz and glamour of the premier League and the Champions League. Ultimately, Another Bloody Saturday is about all that makes football so captivating and all-encompassing to so many, making a supporters team and club a near religion.
Mat Guy lives in Southampton with his wife and long suffering football widow Deb. He has travelled far and wide in the name of football, and spent most of his childhood sat by his grandfather's side at the long gone Victoria Park, one time home of Salisbury FC.Former season ticket holder at Southampton FC Mat works at a cinema in Ocean Village, Southampton, and has written for The Football Pink and Stand Magazine. Another Bloody Saturday is his first book.
Contents Acknowledgements 7 Introduction 9 1 Bangor City v UMF Stjarnan 13 2 Swindon Town v Southampton 20 3 HB Torshavn v Skala 28 4 Wales Women v England Women 47 5 Cowes Sports v Yate Town 54 6 Accrington Stanley v Tranmere Rovers 61 7 Northampton Town v Accrington Stanley 71 8 Aldershot Town v Bristol Rovers 77 9 Manchester City Ladies v Arsenal Ladies 83 10 Partick Thistle v St Johnstone 89 11 Tibet v North Cyprus 96 12 Wimbledon v Dagenham & Redbridge 121 13 England Women v Germany Women 128 14 Portsmouth v Accrington Stanley 134 15 Yeovil Town v Accrington Stanley 141 16 Lymington Town v Brockenhurst 146 17 Downton v Amesbury Town 152 18 Corinthian v Beckenham Town 158 19 Eastleigh v Torquay United 163 20 Plymouth Argyle v Bury 169 21 Sri Lanka v Bhutan 176 22 Accrington Stanley v York City 187 23 Lydd Town v Lewisham Borough 195 24 Accrington Stanley v Carlisle United 201 25 Dagenham & Redbridge v Accrington Stanley 208 26 The End of the Road 214
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