1966: Sport's FORGOTTEN Year by David Ross
1966: Sport's FORGOTTEN Year by David Ro...
1966: Sport's FORGOTTEN Year by David Ross
1966: Sport's FORGOTTEN Year by David Ro...

1966: Sport's FORGOTTEN Year

by David Ross
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Muhammad Ali fought twice in London. Jack Nicklaus won his first British Open. Ann Jones won a Grand Slam title. A 50-1 outsider won the Grand National. Scobie Breasley (52) won the Derby. England's cricketers faced both Australia & the West Indies. A Scottish boxer won a world title. The Lions triumphed in Australia. The FA Cup winners came back from 2-0 down in the Final The great sporting achievements of 1966 have been airbrushed from history thanks to the World Cup Final at Wembley. In this book David Ross restores forgotten stars to their proper place in the sporting pantheon. The deeds of Muhammad Ali,Jack Nicklaus, Ann Jones, Scobie Breasley, Geoff Boycott, Gary Sobers, Walter McGowan, Ron Clarke, Kip Keino & others are told anew. These are events & deeds unjustly forgotten. People whose sporting prowess has been neglected by posterity simply because they had the misfortune to reach their peak the same year England won the World Cup. It is time to rescue them from undeserved obscurity.
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About this Edition

Language

English

Publisher

Publication Date

May 30, 2011

Format

Paperback

Number of Pages

250

ISBN

9781445703428

ISBN-13

9781445703428