Gentleman John: The biography of Johnny Carey. Manchester United and Ireland Legend
Gentleman John: The biography of Johnny Carey. Manchester United and Ireland Legendby Mr Roy Cavanagh MBE (Author), Mr Carl Abbott (Author)
Gentleman John details the life and career of Johnny Carey - a TRUE legend for Manchester United and Ireland. In the post-war era, he was without doubt one of the greatest players in the world, an outstanding captain, and then a highly successful manager.Using contemporary reports, family archives, and Johnny’s own words, the book describes Johnny’s:• Early life in Ireland & his transfer to Manchester United for just £200• Contribution to the war effort and war time football• Extraordinary playing career – starting in nine different positions, including goalkeeper!• Captaincy of Manchester United to FA Cup and League Title victories• Naming as Player of the Year and Captain of the Rest of Europe.• Management of four top flight football clubs• Extensive playing & management career with Ireland.Throughout a full career in the game, Johnny Carey made no enemies and won countless admirers, richly deserving the name: ‘Gentleman John’.
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