Mike Summerbee - The Autobiography; SIGNED 1st/1st

Mike Summerbee

The Autobiography

Mike Summerbee is one of the true cult heroes of English football, a player who inspired affection, anger and awe right across the game. He was admired for his brilliant wing play and feared for his hard-man tackling. He enraged opposition spectators with some of his antics, but was adored by many more for his jolly rapport with crowds as he sped up and down the touchline. In the unforgettable era of the Swinging Sixties he led a charmed life off the field; he was the closest friend of George Best as they dated beauty queens together, and was also great pals with showbiz stars like Jimmy Tarbuck, Michael Crawford and Kenny Lynch. Here, in his long-awaited autobiography, Mike tells the inside story of how he became a champion footballer in the magnificent Manchester City team of the late 1960s created by the fabled managerial partnership of Joe Mercer and Malcolm Allison. He reveals the intense family heartbreak behind his journey from a YMCA team on park pitches all the way into the English international side. Even today, Mike Summerbee remains a high-profile figure at Manchester City as the official ambassador of the club in the exciting era of Abu Dhabi ownership. In three new chapters for this paperback edition of his autobiography, Mike tells his inside story of the dramatic
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