61 Minutes in Munich: The Story of Liverpool FC's First Black Footballer
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ISBN : 9781909245396
Category : Sport
Format : Hardback
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"This is not the average football memoir. Gayle takes us inside the head of a young, black, working-class boy in a white society." --Irish Times

Howard Gayle was born in Toxteth, Liverpool in 1958. When his family were moved out of L8 due to the containerisation of the city's docks in the early part of the 1960s, a childhood spent in Norris Green had a profound influence on the rest of his life. A Liverpool supporter, he followed the team home and away as a self-confessed football hooligan before he emerged from the terraces as a first team player. Howard later joined Birmingham City, taking in spells at Sunderland and Blackburn Rovers also. He now lives back in Liverpool's south end, on the streets where he spent his earliest years.

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