Tommy aThe 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 head fallen in love with the physiotherapistas wife. He was a much-travelled manager, and aIave had more clubs than Jack Nicklausa was among the well-worn one-liners that created the image of aThe Doca as footballas 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.
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