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In and Out of the Lion's Den

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Alternate Cover Image for ISBN 10: 1481081993/ ISBN 13: 9781481081993

When 20 year old John Shepherd scored four goals on his debut for Millwall in a Third Division South league match against Leyton Orient in October 1952, he not only equalled the national record for an away match debut which has never been surpassed, he also launched a footballing career which saw him go o
Published (first published January 31st 2013)
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Julie Ryan
May 30, 2013 Julie Ryan rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
In and out of the Lion’s Den is an account of the life and times of 1950s professional footballer John Shepherd.
After growing up in the slums of London W10, Shepherd contracted polio whilst undertaking his obligatory national service and doctors feared he would never walk again. The book tells the remarkable story of how he overcame this debilitating setback, and how he launched and progressed his career in the 14 a week days of the 1950s professional footballer.
The book also reveals a much dee
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