When Dragons Dare to Dream - Wales' Extraordinary Campaign at the Euro 2016 Finals

When Dragons Dare to Dream - Wales' Extraordinary Campaign at the Euro 2016 Finals

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ISBN: 9781784613563

Publication Date November 2016
Publisher: Y Lolfa, Tal-y-bont

Format: Paperback, 215x140 mm, 170 pages

Language: English

When Dragons Dare to Dream charts the amazing progress of the Welsh football team through the Euro 2016 finals, the first major finals for the national team since 1958. It was a dream come true just to get there, and nobody could have predicted just what dizzy heights they would eventually reach! 32 colour photographs.

Table of Contents:
Forewords by Joe Ledley and Chris Gunter
1 After 58 years, just six months of waiting remained
2 Dinard – Wales’ Chez Moi for the tournament
3 Wales vs Slovakia: Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux – 11 June 2016
4 England vs Wales: Stade Felix-Bollaert, Lens – 16 June 2016
5 Russia vs Wales: Stadium de Toulouse – 20 June 2016
6 Wales vs Northern Ireland: Parc des Princes, Paris – 25 June 2016
7 Wales vs Belgium: Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille – 1 July 2016
8 Portugal vs Wales, Stade de Lyon – 6 July 2016
A follow-up to Jamie Thomas' very successful The Dragon Roars Again, When Dragons Dare to Dream starts where that left off, and charts the amazing progress of the Welsh football team through Euro 2016.
The first major finals for the national team since 1958, it was a dream come true just to get there, and nobody could have predicted just what dizzy height they would eventually reach!
The book includes an exclusive interview with Godfather of Welsh Football Mark Evans of the FAW, giving fascinating insight into what went on behind the scenes, plus forewords by Joe Ledley and Chris Gunter, and exclusive comments from many more of the players and team staff.
“Jamie has done a brilliant job with this new book. It’s a must-read for any football fan. I loved reading it and I’m sure football fans will too!” Joe Ledley
“This really is a great book and I’d definitely recommend it to any football fan!” Chris Gunter
“This superb book brings the best summer ever back to life in glorious technicolour. Great passion – great insight. A must-have for all Welsh football fans” Dylan Ebenezer