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On Fire with Fergie
Stuart Donald

Classification : Sports & Leisure
Pub Date : May 01, 2011
Imprint : Hachette-Scotland
Page Extent : 352
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780755319817
Price : 575

About the book
Late on a winter's night in 1976 at the age of 5, I lay awake in bed, absolutely petrified. Something was causing a man to shout, swear and bang in the lounge beneath my room. When I eventually went downstairs, I found my elated Dad sitting in front of the last couple of minutes of the football highlights on TV. He'd watched his team, Aberdeen, reach the Scottish League Cup Final with a dramatic 5-1 victory over Rangers.

It was the first in a series of events that would forge an amazing relationship with my Dad as we followed Aberdeen at home and away, for the next ten years.

It was a time when the enormous fan base of the Old Firm rampaged through the streets and football grounds of Scotland. A time when we watched Alex Ferguson's Aberdeen rise to the top of Scottish and European football, and then fall all the way back down again...
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This fascinating father-and-son fan dynamic interwoven with tales from Pittodrie under the Alex Ferguson brand is one of impossible dreams becoming reality'
This is much more than a fitba' book - it's a well-written tale of familial relationships, adolescence, quiet rebellion and growing up'
Captures vividly a moment in history...will strike a chord for football fans everywhere'
It's detail and honesty shine a light into murky corners of late 20th century Scottish history'
The relationship between father and son, lovingly rendered, is one that will resonate with any male reader lucky enough to have had a dad cut from similar cloth...a magnificent read'
Often amusing and sometimes touching...much like FEVER PITCH it will strike a chord with all fans whose first taste of football was in the edgy '80s'  
     
Stuart Donald