Book review

The Smell of Football

October 9, 2011
By Samuel Davis

Hands up if you know who Mick Rathbone is? No? Don't feel too ashamed, I was in exactly the same position before reading The Smell of Football. A quick glance at Wikipedia told me that he played for Birmingham, Blackburn and Preston; that Halifax were relegated from the Football League during his only spell as a manager, and that he went on to be a well-respected physio with Everton.

• Rathbone: Strength of body, strength of mind

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