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Inhaltsangabe: Unsurprisingly for a city that has for centuries sent men to war, Portsmouth has produced numerous great fighters and Pompey's Boxing Past takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the lives of renowned fighting men of the past such as Billy Streets, Kid Connor, Harry Vine, Stoker Reynolds, Johnny Smith and Steve Goldring, right through to the stars of the modern era such as Tony Oakey, Mickey Driscoll and Floyd Moore. Honest first-hand accounts from many of the fighters themselves give the reader an insight into the toughest sport of all; while in-depth research and contributions from surviving family members illuminate the lives and times of the great men of Pompey's proud boxing past.
Über den Autor: Pompey's Boxing Past is author Andrew Fairley's first book. A lifelong boxing fan who was born and bred in Portsmouth, he is an occasional boxing writer and contributor to Boxing News magazine and Portsmouth newspaper The News.
Buchbeschreibung Pitch Publishing Ltd Apr 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 216 x 138 x 18 mm. Neuware - Pompey's Boxing Past is a celebration of the city's boxing history, from the early 1920s to the present day. The lives and times of great fighters such as Billy Streets, Harry Vine, Stoker Reynolds and Johnny Smith - household names in their day - through to modern-day fighters Tony Oakey, Mickey Driscoll and Floyd Moore. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781785311345