Sunderland fans now have the unique opportunity to own the full history and greatest moments of their top football club, told through the perspective of newspapers written at the time. Starting in 1905 with a 3-1 derby win over Newcastle (one of many such clashes recorded), this book charts a glorious history of great league, cup and European games and names through the decades. Top stories include the FA Cup final victories, player James Thorpe dies after sustaining an injury, the promotions, a record crowd of 42,192 see the North East rivals draw 2-2, Sunderland’s first win over Liverpool for 20 years in 2002 and the mourning of Bob Stokoe. Newspaper coverage continues right up to the end of last season.
All articles from 2006 onwards are printed in full colour.
Reproduced to near full tabloid newspaper size it is bound in a blue luxury leather, gold embossed, hardback cover, to which a name is added. Further personalisation is on the title page.
Size – 380x310mm
These personalised football books are the perfect gifts for football fans.