Tommy Doc

Tommy Doc

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Tommy a€˜The Doca€™ Docherty was a combative Scotland international wing-half who became a brilliant but erratic manager. His 1960s Chelsea team was a glorious reflection of his colourful personality, and a decade later he reinvented his relegated Manchester United side as a vibrant attacking force. He was also, however, a hostage to his own decision-making, costing Chelsea a shot at the First Division title when he banned eight players for breaking their curfew. Most famously, he was fired by United after FA Cup glory because hea€™d fallen in love with the physiotherapista€™s wife. He was a much-travelled manager, and a€˜Ia€™ve had more clubs than Jack Nicklausa€™ was among the well-worn one-liners that created the image of a€˜The Doca€™ as footballa€™s stand-up comedian. But in Tommy Doc, David Tossell looks beyond the wisecracks, interviewing Docherty himself, as well as former players and colleagues, to examine a remarkable career and reveal the personal heartaches behind the laughter.Whitehead, Richard, Children of the Revolution: Aston Villa in the1970s (Sports Projects Ltd, 2001). The following annuals, periodicals and ... and multiple UK national newspapers. Preston North Enda#39;s 1954 FA Cup finalists: (back row) Harold.

Title:Tommy Doc
Author:David Tossell
Publisher:Random House - 2013-10-10


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