Leicester City Newspaper Book

Leicester City Newspaper Book

Leicester City Newspaper Book

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Leicester Football Newspaper Book. Relive those glorious moments of your favourite team captured in newsprint. From the early 20th century to the recent past, each book affords a unique perspective on your team or sport????????s colourful history. They are not written by someone looking back in time, but by reporters who witnessed the games and events as they unfolded and in a language of the time. Capture the history and greatest moments of Leicester through the newspapers, as written at the time. Starting with coverage of Leicester????????s promotion to Division 2 in 1908, this book charts a glorious history of great games and League and Cup titles through the decades of the 20th century. Top stories include promotion to Division 1 in 1925, FA Cup Final games in 1949 against Wolves, 1961 against Spurs, 1963 against Man Utd, and finalists again in 1969. Also included is coverage of the great League Cup win in 1964 and the final against Chelsea in 1965. Read about the signing of the 17 year old Peter Shilton in 1967, the departure on Gary Lineker in 1985, promotion to the Premiership in 1994 and much much more. Newspaper coverage continues right up to the end of last season. A unique and wonderful gift and must have for all Leicester fans.