Because it's Saturday

Because it's Saturday

A Journey into Football’s Heartland
Gavin Bell
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Because it's Saturday is a whimsical tour through the heartland of football, from Accrington to Plymouth via Grimsby and Blackpool, during a season of triumphs and near disasters. It is a paean on the passion and loyalty that sustain the grass roots of the game in communities for whom the local club is far more than a football team.  

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About the author

Gavin Bell is an award-winning travel writer whose wanderings from Antarctica to Zanzibar have failed to diminish his passion for football and Motherwell FC. He is probably the only person who has cheered during heavy fighting in Beirut on hearing his team had beaten Celtic. Gavin is a former foreign correspondent of Reuters and The Times. This is his third book.

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