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The Peter Barnes Authorised Biography

Gary James

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From the publisher:


The is the life story of Peter Barnes who, at the age of 18, scored the opening goal in the 1976 League Cup final. Playing for the team he supported, Manchester City, Peter was idolised by fans and was awarded the 1976 PFA Young Player of the Year award. The following year he made his England debut and was described by one journalist as the 'saviour of English football.'

Written by acclaimed author Dr Gary James, this book covers the highs and lows of Peter's life with particular focus on his footballing career at City, West Bromwich Albion, Leeds United, Real Betis, Coventry City, Manchester United and Tampa Bay Rowdies.

The author:

Gary James is the author of 16 books on Manchester football, and cares passionately about ensuring City’s story is properly recorded. Gary has been a season ticket holder since 1984, and a programme contributor since 1994.


James Ward
21 x 15 cm
356 pages
300 colour illustrations
June 2021