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When You Put on a Red Shirt: The Dreamers and their Dreams: Memories of Matt Busby, Jimmy Murphy and Manchester United

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'If David Lloyd-George was the most charismatic person I ever laid eyes on, Matt Busby was the most charismatic I have known, when he was the manager of Manchester United and I was a reporter travelling with the team.'





Keith Dewhurst first saw United play in 1946. Ten years later he was writing about them for the Manchester Evening Chronicle. Half a lifetime later, he looks
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published April 2nd 2009 by Yellow Jersey (first published March 1st 2009)
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Pete daPixie
It seems to be a very rare thing indeed for a book on football to be written with such sublime flair and wit as Keith Dewhurst's 'When You Put On A Red Shirt'. Published in 2009, with a sub-heading of 'The Dreamers and their Dreams:Memories of Matt Busby, Jimmy Murphy and Manchester United.' Here is a work of heart, written by a true raconteur. Dewhurst was a schoolboy supporter in the immediate post war years, a Manchester Sports reporter who began his Manchester United match reports following ...more
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