/ Lead title A moving story of how a legendary football team was lost to tragedy -- and how this disaster irrevocably altered the lives of the survivors and the bereaved families, and ultimately brought shame on the biggest football club in the world. / The first book to address the effects of the loss of life on the Munich families and to question the role of Manchester United in its handling of their grief. / Contains exclusive in-depth interviews with surviving players and the bereaved families. Also features the undocumented lifestyles of the individual players as well as a revealing insight into post-War Britain. / Not just a book about football but features human life stories about painful loss and emotional grief, which will have an appeal wider than simply to football fans. / Marketing and publicity campaigns will target key football and sports press as well as a broader audience through men's lifestyle media.
Jeff Connor is a sports correspondent for the Mail on Sunday. He is the author of eleven books, including an entertaining account of the Tour De France, `Wide-Eyed and Legless', `Up Down and Under', a diary of the 2001 Lions Rugby Tour to Australia, and `Pointless, A Season with Britain's Worst Football Team'.
'A thorough, and thoroughly moving, piece of work' Daily Telegraph 'Highly recommended' When Saturday Comes 'Covering a lot of ground, this splendid book provides a fascinating insight into many of those affected by the tragedy' Winger