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Thirty Miles from Paradise

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Thirty Miles from Paradise by Bobby Lennox
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One of Britain's greatest ever footballers, Bobby Lennox epitomises an era in which Celtic were the best and most successful football club in the UK. In May 1967, he and his fellow Lisbon Lions achieved footballing immortality when they lifted the European Cup - the first British side to do so. Lennox's 300 goals for Celtic and Scotland make him the second-highest goalscorer in Celtic's history and the highest since the Second World War. With the Scottish national side, Lennox famously scored the second goal in Scotland's stunning 3-2 victory over England at Wembley in 1967, when the Scots became the first country to defeat the then world champions. In this definitive autobiography, Lennox recounts with his famous dry wit and openness, his part in these extraordinary achievements, revealing aspects of his career which, until now, he has never previously made public.

Author Biography

Bobby Lennox won the European Cup with Celtic in 1967. He also won 11 Scottish League Championship winner's medals, eight Scottish Cup winner's medals and five League Cup winner's medals during a playing career at Celtic that spanned the 1960s to the 1980s and ended only with injury, at the age of 37. He won 10 Scottish Cups, was a coach at Celtic for 13 years and is now a matchday host at Parkhead.
Release date NZ
February 7th, 2008
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
2x8pp b/w photos
Imprint
Headline Book Publishing
Pages
288
Dimensions
130x198x18
ISBN-13
9780755314942
Product ID
1672725

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