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Post by ScottishFA » Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:50 pm

'Played in Glasgow', a new addition to the Played in Britain series, has just been published.

See http://www.playedinbritain.co.uk/books/ ... lasgow.php for info.

Anyone seen it yet, can give a quick review?

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Post by juniorhistory » Wed Mar 17, 2010 1:34 pm

I haven't got this one, but got Played in Manchester a few years back, and even though i didn't know Manchester at all, i can thoroughly recommend the books. Very thorough and interesting.

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Post by juniorhistory » Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:17 pm

Further to my previous post, i managed to get a 5 minute browse of this in Waterstones yesterday and it looks well worth buying.

These books often have a lot of high quality photos and it doesn't disappoint. Although quite a number of them have been on theglasgowstory.com for a number of years.

I am eventually going to buy this and would recommend it even though i only had a quick browse of its 200 odd pages.

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Post by ScottishFA » Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:21 pm

Got my copy in the post yesterday, it's outstanding. Lots of interesting anecdotal info and unusual photos among the historical facts - opened my eyes to a lot of things I hadn't been aware of in Glasgow.

Costs £14.99 post free direct from the publishers, well worth the investment.

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Post by LEATHERSTOCKING » Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:46 am

Worth getting even if only for ex Glasgow leader Mr.Purcell`s peon introduction prior to his resignation due to stress!

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Post by Scottish » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:39 pm

Book introductions can be dangerous things. My official history of Killie in 1994 had an introduction by Tommy Burns and went on sale shortly after he left the club.

Another Killie book in late 2001 had an intro from Bobby Williamson who was off to Hibs as soon as the book hit the shops.

Twice bitten I omitted any managerial introduction to 'Killie Greats' and the manager stuck around too long.

You can't win.

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Post by LEATHERSTOCKING » Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:23 pm

Perhaps this is another work by Purcell which can be attributed to Jeremiah Clarke.

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