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Only Sir Bobby Charlton and Ryan Giggs have played more games for Manchester United than Bill Foulkes, the granite bulwark of the Red Devils' rearguard for 15 years and a key figure in the history of the club. He played at right-back for the original Busby Babes, helped to pioneer the path of British clubs in Europe and survived the Munich air disaster. Then he switched to ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published January 31st 2008 by Know the Score Books
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Not too sure if this is a biography or autobiography. Although in the words of Bill Foulkes, it is co-written with Ivan Ponting. Whatever, big Billie's story, through almost twenty years with Manchester United, is a good one. A career total of top flight games approaching seven hundred appearances from 1952 to 1970, which includes 563 league games, 61 F.A. Cup, 3 League Cup and 52 European games and not counting World Club Championship or Charity Shield and England Under 23 and full England caps ...more
William Anthony Foulkes (born 5 January 1932) was an English football player who played for Manchester United in the Busby Babes teams of the 1950s, and also in the 1960s. His favoured position was centre back. For Manchester United, he played 679 games, third to Sir Bobby Charlton and Ryan Giggs, he also made 3 appearances as a substitute. He also started in every single United game in the season ...more