Long recognised as England’s most skilful midfield player, Trevor Brooking Joined West Ham at seventeen straight from school and ever since he has been a one-club player with one of Britain’s most popular clubs.
In this book he tells his story and gives his views on the future of English football with special reference to how the game is run. £1 million transfers and football hooliganism. He talks about the West Ham side of the sixties – Geoff Hurst, Bobby Moore, Martin Peters – and some of the finest players of post-war years. He has played under four England managers – Sir Alf Ramsey, Joe Mercer, Don Revie and Ron Greenwood – and gives an insight into how they work.
He relates, too, the inside story of how Brian Clough tried to buy him and Bobby Moore and gives his views on Clough’s style of management.