Explore a fantastic selection of Football Books tackling the beautiful game in days gone by. Eras full of memories, players, matches, football grounds and managers still discussed to this day.
1. David Halliday – Legend
Discover the legend of David Halliday, one of football’s forgotten heroes in our first entry. One of only two men in history to be the outright top scorer in the English and Scottish top divisions, Halliday played for Sunderland and Dundee FC.
The forward has an impressive record on both sides of the border, scoring 165 goals for the Roker Park side and over a century of goals for Dundee FC during the first half of the 20th century.
After hanging up his shooting boots, Halliday went on to manage Leicester and Aberdeen, building successful teams.
Explore the life and talent of David Halliday – the fastest man to 100 top-flight goals in England (in just 101 games!) with this fantastic release from Iain McCartney.
A must for football fans around the country, Steve Finan has put together a fantastic record of Scottish football grounds.
Browse over 200 photos from the archive, many of which have lain unseen, and over forty stadiums.
The memories - those special nights, fantastic ‘away days’ and moments shared with family and friends will come flooding back when looking back at Scotland’s wee and big football grounds dotted all over the country.
A celebration of the greatest manager to sit in the dugout at Tannadice – Jim McLean.
Presented as a collection of tributes from rivals, former players, celebrity United fans, and media figures who Jim dealt with during his long career - all illustrated with fantastic photos from the archive.
This is must for United fans and football fans in general. Hear from Walter Smith, Paul Sturrock, Maurice Malpas, Lorraine Kelly, and others.
Allan Preston takes a look at Jim’s tactics, Dave Bowman his training techniques and Richard Gordon discusses the Fergie rivalry.
Ray McKinnon also explodes a few myths about the man along the way for good measure. We also hear from Jim’s family, shedding some light on his character and life away from the dressing room.
Last, not least, regular Arabs fans share their own memories of Jim and some of United’s greatest wins during his time at Tannadice.
Accompanied by wonderful photos that have lain unseen in the DC Thomson archives for decades, learn about legends in the history of Glasgow Rangers throughout the Black and White era.
Bill Struth, John Grieg, Jim Baxter, Eric Caldow, and more – read about famous Rangers men and the performances, matches, and stories that helped shape the history of one of the world’s most famous clubs.
Capturing an incredible period in Dundee FC history, Argentinian hero Claudio Caniggia (The Bird) and Italian Champions League winner Fabrizio Ravanelli (The White Feather) were two world-famous signings, bringing a touch of glamour to Dens Park.
Their respective spells are the stuff of legend, during period that turned into a rollercoaster ride for fans and the club, serving up plenty of good and bad memories for different reasons.
Quite the story for fans looking to read up on the club or two global icons who made their way into Scottish football folklore.