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Tommy Doc: The Life Behind the One-Liners of Tommy Docherty, Football's Comic King
Tommy "The Doc" Docherty was a combative Scotland international wing-half who became a brilliant but erratic manager. His 1960s Chelsea team was a glorious reflection of his colorful personality, and a decade later he reinvented his relegated Manchester United side as a vibrant attacking force. He was also, however, a hostage to his own decision-making, costing Chelsea a ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published January 1st 2014 by Mainstream Publishing
(first published October 10th 2013)
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Oh Tommy, did you really have to do THAT? Would Docherty have been forgiven in today's climate? Probably not, that said? Tossell's biography is a frank and impartial account of Docherty's managerial ride. One of the few outsize managers Man Utd ever had.