Jul 22, 2019
"Dirty Northern Bastards!" And Other Tales from the Terraces: The Story of Britain's Football Chants
Posted by Tim Marshall

This is a book about football and Britain, and Britain and football You can t fully understand one without the other and if you haven t got a sense of humour it s not worth even trying My name s Tim Marshall and it s been a week since my last match I support a football club That s not just five words it s a life sentence Why do so many of us attend football ground This is a book about football and Britain, and Britain and football You can t fully understand one without the other and if you haven t got a sense of humour it s not worth even trying My name s Tim Marshall and it s been a week since my last match I support a football club That s not just five words it s a life sentence Why do so many of us attend football grounds, rain or shine, week in week out, to bellow at our fellow countrymen Because we love it.Football chants are the grassroots of the game, from the Premier League all the way down to the Conference and beyond They re funny And they re sharp And in the UK they run very deep.In this witty and insightful account, Tim Marshall tells the story of British football through the songs and chants that give it meaning.This is a book about the fans, written for the fans, with all the flair and banter that bring the beautiful game to life No other sport has a culture quite like it.Comes with a special weblink so you can hear the chants online at FanChants

  • Title: "Dirty Northern Bastards!" And Other Tales from the Terraces: The Story of Britain's Football Chants
  • Author: Tim Marshall
  • ISBN: 9781783960606
  • Page: 186
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dirty Northern Bastards And Other Tales from the Terraces The Story of Britain s Football Chants This is a book about football and Britain and Britain and football You can t fully understand one without the other and if you haven t got a sense of humour it s not worth even trying My name s Tim M

    Paul

    Dirty Northern B*st*rds – So MeFor many years following Manchester City when we have travelled south of Crewe I and my colleagues have often been called a dirty northern b*st*rd by some southern softie. At Wembley in the FA Cup semi-final against that lot from the swamp known as Manchester (they don’t come from there) United I was called a northern monkey by a United fan with a cockney accent. We won and had the last laugh on the glory hunting idiots. Not that I am biased. Tim Marshall bette [...]


    Kolman

    I am hesitant to give this a three-star rating. Typically I'm as unemotional as possible, but the last few pages of this book comforted my heart in a way few books ever have - and the author can't even take credit for the final composition!At the beginning I was laughing on page one. I was laughing on page two. By page 10 I had stopped laughing as much. On page 38-ish I had a laugh. By page 126-ish I was ready for it to be over. I am not from Great Britain (yes, I prefer the traditional nomencla [...]


    Clive Lillie

    Light hearted, aptly light weight, but readable to anyone interested in football culture. Background histories well researched


    Steve Parcell

    Interesting collection of stories and songs from the terraces.



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