[The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE


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    Nige Tassell é 7 Summary Free download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Nige Tassell Free read The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football I am a football fan from India who has supported Man United for almost 20 years now Visiting Old Trafford last year was the euivalent of a footballing pilgrimage for me After reading this book I want to go see Dulwich Hamlet Tranmere Rovers and even Bishop Sutton That's the power and beauty of this book It's a must must re

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    Free read The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football Nige Tassell é 7 Summary [The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE In The Bottom Corner author Nige Tassell casts light on the non league echelons of English football and explores the cast of

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    [The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE Inspiring book about several non League footballers their clubs fans and managers The stories are uniue yet they share a common theme love for football From the few lucky non League international footballers to your average mince pie and Red Bull Sunday league goalkeeper from fallen giants who struggle to return to the Football League to the lowest of the lowest who can't even win a game each season in the depths of English footba

  4. says: [The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE Nige Tassell é 7 Summary

    Free download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Nige Tassell [The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE This is a very good book which looks at all aspects of footballing life below the top four divisions What impresses is the depth of the coverage the author spends time at Tranmere Rovers expected to bounce straight back into League 2 from the National League but also visits the casual Sunday footballers playing on Hackney Marshes What's he interviews international players plying their trade below the fourth tier writes about a so called h

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    Free read The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football [The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE Tassell spends time with a variety of non League teams players and officials in the 201516 season Subjects range from the travails of newly non league Tranmere Rovers to Sunday’s on Hackney Marshes Always respectful of his subjects Tassell’s prose flows nicely and he avoids the crime of many writers of this type of book the weak pun Over

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    [The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE As a follower of Non League football myself I found this book uite engrossing The format was tidy accounting for the season and off se

  7. says: Free read The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football Nige Tassell é 7 Summary Free download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Nige Tassell

    [The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE My only gripe about this book are the superlatives that adorn the cover fascinating sharp and insightful extraordinary That's only because this captures so well so many of my experiences enjoying the wonder that is non league football A celebration of the real game Thanks for sharing I should have written a book myself

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    Free read The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football [The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE Life in the football non leagues of England all the way down to the 9th level and a trip to Hackney Marshes to meet the various people who keep the small teams goingAlong the way we'll meet a former head of the FA a shipping container a live bull tragedy but above all we'll meet hope No matter what level you are its the hope that keeps you g

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    Free download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Nige Tassell Nige Tassell é 7 Summary Free read The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football So well written I bought the hard copy of this for a friend who loves football Out of idle curiosity I bought the kindle version uite surprised and delighted by how well written it isGreat story telling

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    Free read The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football [The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football] EBOOK / KINDLE Nige Tassell é 7 Summary A fascinating insight in to the passion and intensity of the lower league clubs and their fight to get in to ultimately the 3rd round of the FA CupWell written and informative although a little generic in places well worth a read particularly if you like English football

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  • Paperback
  • 320
  • The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football
  • Nige Tassell
  • English
  • 14 August 2018
  • 9780224100595

Free read The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football

Free download Þ The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Wants her ashes scattered in the centre circle The envelope salesman who discovered a future England international The ex pros still playing with undiluted passion on Sunday mornings One thing unites them they are all dreamersTassell ventures all over the footballing map from the giantkillers of Salford City to hungover cloggers on Hackney Marshes interviewing obsessive groundhoppers record smashing goalscorers dictatoria. Tassell spends time with a variety of non League teams players and officials in the 201516 season Subjects range from the travails of newly non league Tranmere Rovers to Sunday s on Hackney Marshes Always respectful of his subjects Tassell s prose flows nicely and he avoids the crime of many writers of this type of book the weak pun Overall it s an excellent addition to the burgeoning football book market Only one concern never write off a Northern League team in the Vase and Tassel should have perhaps investigated why this is true

Free download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB é Nige TassellThe Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football

Free download Þ The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Everyone loves an FA Cup upset a smug Premier League team being knocked out by plucky underdogs In these days of oligarch owners superstar managers and players on sky high wages the tide is turning against the big teams as fans search for football with a soul Enter non league football – the heartland of the beautiful gameNige Tassell spends a season among the characters who inhabit this world The raffle ticket seller who. In The Bottom Corner author Nige Tassell casts light on the non league echelons of English football and explores the cast of characters involved in keeping afloat the clubs that live and die by individual results Through this romanticised pallor the reader is brought into a world underrepresented in slick mainstream football media a world that exists below that much vaunted line of professional demarcation yet seems to actively push against it to remain apartTwo narratives are presented in depth Bishop Sutton cellar dweller of the Toolstation Western League Division One can barely muster a team to avoid the ignominy of a winless season Tranmere Rovers a star crossed football club that perpetually finds new and painful ways to kick its fans in the gut oh so close to a Premier League berth some 25 years ago attempts to return to the professional league on the first try No slickly crafted feel good tropes of miraculous comebacks and last minute winners abound here Instead these two narratives serve to show just how tumultuous the going can be in non league football and how nothing is guaranteed amidst the turgid play of part timers slugging away at each other for a shot at individual glory at the professional levelIn between these narratives and over ten fascinating chapters characters emerge that provide shape and substance to non league football A Philippines international captain in the twilight of his career A striker trying his best to get back into the national Gibraltar setup A reluctant goal machine I ve put eighty balls in the net who is also restricted in movement due to a driving ban A young Sierra Leonean and Chelsea U 19 castoff looking for his place in football Such vignettes serve to highlight the tension between collective ambition between team and self is omnipresent no matter what level Only in the muddy scrabble of non league could there be a motley bunch Coaching staff and fans are well represented of course in the pages of The Bottom Corner So are well meaning footballing anoraks steeped in the glory of groundhopping blokes who are forty five onwards We re all trainspotters or ex trainspotters as well as the entrenched volunteers such as those at Salford FC refusing to move their food stalls despite Gary Neville s insistence Rarely is there disaffection amongst these types and when there is something glorious comes out of it the formation of FC United of Manchester conceived at a series of curry houses comes to mind hereWhere there is glory however there is also tragedy The deaths of two Worthing United players at Shoreham while commuting to a game bookends The Bottom Corner There is also tragedy that touches on the inherent difficulties faced by non league clubs and officials An honest toiler misses training because he has been held in detention a septuagenarian referee continues officiating out of love but also because of a lack of young referees and a successful team completely gutted when its gaffer takes his players and staff to a competitive level When BBC presenter Mark Chapman was uoted about non league football I love it It feels earthy it feels real It s the noise it s the Bovril it s the smell of a pie that s been there a week and a half he possibly didn t have in mind the wound up clubs the sodden and empty pitches from cancelled games and the clear lack of investment from England s ruling football body This is non league realityNige Tassell does a remarkable job bringing these stories together He does however seem to spread himself a little thin at times A such many stories are naturally open ended and lack a take away lesson A bit of context with the structure of non league football would not go astray particularly for someone not familiar with the vagaries of it The Bottom Corner is a breezy read and clearly as has been previously discussed contains plenty of special moments that will resound with the reader beyond the last page There are also plenty of those Oh so that s where that player ended up momentsHIGHLIGHTED PASSAGE pg 272Upon coaching staff of phoenix club Hereford FC returning to the abandoned Edgar Road home ground of the wound up Hereford United In the home dressing room the detritus of the final training session lay everywhere muddy shirts screwed up socks and mildewing towels Upstairs in the bar the beer had been festering in the pipes for six months while a selection of mince pies lay untouched on a tray The Christmas decorations were still up Everything seemed to be waiting for the arrival of a crack forensics team to dust for prints STARS 45FULL TIME SCORE An entertaining end to end slog in a 3 2 FA Vase tie Featuring a dog on the pitch

Nige Tassell é 7 Summary

Free download Þ The Bottom Corner A Season with the Dreamers of Non League Football ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB L managers ukulele strumming fans and the captain of the Filipino national team He makes extended stopovers at both new boys Tranmere Rovers looking for a speedy return to the Football League and the inhabitants of the ‘bottom corner’ Bishop Sutton who are just trying to get eleven men on a pitchHope and ambition Triumph and tragedy Faith and despair All human life is here in the win or sink drama of non league footbal. My only gripe about this book are the superlatives that adorn the cover fascinating sharp and insightful extraordinary That s only because this captures so well so many of my experiences enjoying the wonder that is non league football A celebration of the real game Thanks for sharing I should have written a book myself