Taking No Prisoners

Subtitle:
The Story of Frank Barson, Football's First Hardman
By:
John Harding
Price:
£12.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785315299
Format:
Paperback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
288

Description

Frank Barson's story is one of hardship and hard-won fame. His strength in the tackle and prowess in controlled aggression earned him a reputation that lives on today. Rising from the factory floor to become a footballing giant, Barson lifted the fortunes of Aston Villa and Manchester United while earning more cautions than anyone before or since.

About the author

John Harding is the author of an acclaimed history of the Professional Footballers' Association and is the biographer of footballers Billy Meredith and Alex James as well as 1930s boxer Jack Kid Berg. John has written football articles for Blizzard, When Saturday Comes, Soccer Review and the Evening Standard, and has worked for Sky TV and the PFA.