Manchester United Welsh, The
Publication Date November 2016
Publisher: Y Lolfa, Tal-y-bontFormat:
Paperback, 215x140 mm, 128 pages
The story of the Welsh greats who played for and coached Manchester United football team from the beginnings in 1886 until the present day, with specific reference to Billy Meredith, Jimmy Murphy, Mickey Thomas, Mark Hughes and Ryan Giggs.
1 From Newton Heath to Manchester United
2 Billy Meredith and the first Golden Age
3 Jimmy Murphy and the ‘Busby Babes’
4 Mickey Thomas and other characters
6 Ryan Giggs: one club, one nation
Index of the United Welshmen
But what is unique about this book is its unique view of the club from a Welsh perspective, tracing the considerable contribution to its enormous success made by a few key individuals with one important thing in common – their roots in this small but proud nation.