Manchester United. The Untold Story

Kelly Ned

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2003
Edition: First Edition

Description: 224 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Manchester United FC is, without doubt, the worlds most famous football club, as well as one of the richest and the most successful. To the public and to the millions of United fans across the globe it presents a squeaky clean image of a family-orientated club, respectable beyond reproach, but behind the scenes the reality is VERY different paranoia and mistrust among board members, instances of player surveillance, debugging procedures and counter-surveillance activities, as well as a multitude of sexual indiscretions and episodes of marital infidelity among players and board members alike. Former SAS soldier, Ned Kelly, was head of club security at Manchester United FC for almost twelve years. A fanatical Reds fan since childhood, he witnessed first hand day-to-day life at the club, and discovered that the real story was very different from the legend. In Manchester United: The Untold Story Ned not only shares his fascinating experiences of working at close quarters with some of the biggest names in football, including David Beckham, Roy Keane, Eric Cantona and Alex Ferguson, but also provides an insiders authoritative account of some of the remarkable goings-on in what he still believes to be the "best football club in the world". Says Kelly: Theres little doubt in my mind that certain elements within the United hierarchy let the sheer size of this club overtake their sense of fair and proper behaviour. They were playing God.

ISBN: 9781843170532


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