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Celery! Representing Chelsea in the 1980s

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    Kelvin Barker(Author)

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Celery! Representing Chelsea in the 1980s, Kelvin Barker's timeless True Blue classic - updated and revised second edition brought to you by Gate 17 and featuring additional interviews and new material.Celery! Representing Chelsea in the 1980s captures in amazing detail the trials and tribulations, the laughter and the tears, and the joy and pain of both watching and playing for Chelsea Football Club during a truly remarkable decade in the club's history.From Kelvin's own amusing tales of hugging skipper Colin Pates on the hallowed Stamford Bridge turf and serenading Bob Geldof in the King’s Road, through to the incredible behind-the-scenes stories as told by the players themselves – the mysterious case of Mickey Thomas’ disappearing gold chain, how a kick in the head made Joey Jones a fans’ favourite, the role physio Norman Medhurst’s hair played in David Speedie’s departure from the club, and many more – this book lays bare the facts of representing Chelsea in the 1980s, as recalled by those who were there."A little bit of nostalgia mixed in with some extraordinarily accurate history ... Celery! provides an authoritative education on an important time for the club".PAT NEVIN, Chelsea wing wizard."Without a shadow of a doubt, this is the best book I have ever read about Chelsea Football Club". PETE SAMPSON, CFCnet"Come along, come along, come along and sing this song. We’re the boys in blue in Division Two and we won’t be here for long".KERRY DIXON, Chelsea legend.
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  • PDF | 564 pages
  • Kelvin Barker(Author)
  • CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (7 Nov. 2015)
  • English
  • 10
  • Sports, Hobbies & Games

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  • By Randy Butternubs on 16 November 2015

    Generally accepted as one of the great Chelsea books, Barker has managed to source a couple of interviews with players who were presumably uncontactable at the time of the original publication. Both Paul Canoville and Robert Isaac endured awful, terrible traumas as Chelsea players in the 1980s and although their respective stories were covered in the original, Barker has managed to get their own personal recollections into the updated edition.The updates on the former players' current situations and whereabouts was a nice touch, but with ex-manager John Neal having passed away last year, Barker opted to update his chapter by getting some thoughts and comments from Joey Jones and Mickey Thomas on their former boss, who both men knew from a young age.All in all a good revision of a classic title, with plenty of thought going into the areas to be updated. Would definitely recommend.

  • By Deadly Del Goss on 10 November 2015

    The biggest and best book about Chelsea ever written. Forensic in detail, if you really want to know what the Boys in Blue were all about during the 1980s - you have to read Celery! Nothing else comes close.

  • By jason cooper on 20 October 2016

    A fantastic book of a wonderful time to be a Chelsea fan. A must for all true Chelsea fans. Probably the best Chelsea book out there.

  • By Philip Munday on 27 March 2016

    Great stuff. A comprehensive & lively labour of love through a fascinating decade in the history of a club that pinheads everywhere tell us has none. An entertaining reminder to them (& some of the more lily livered current Blues fans) that the rainbow requires rain. A proper football book by a proper Chelsea fan, gratefully received by a fellow traveller through these years.

  • By J Janes on 20 January 2016

    Excellent book, great fast sefvice

  • By Mr. M. D. Keeling on 11 June 2016

    Super read, well written,a must for any follower of the blues during the 1980s.

  • By Alison C Gurney on 11 January 2016

    Husband, being a Chelsea fan, loved it, great xmas present

  • By Guest on 12 February 2017

    Relive the 80's with a proper terrace boy

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