From the publisher:
The memoir behind the documentary One Night in Turin, the inside story of a World Cup that changed our footballing nation forever.
It was the World Cup semi-finals. On 4th July, 1990, in a stadium in Turin, Gazza cried, England lost and football changed forever.
This is the inside story of Italia '90 - we meet the players, the hooligans, the agents, the journalists, the fans. Writer Pete Davies was given nine months full access to the England squad and their manager Bobby Robson. One Night in Turin is his thrilling insider account of the summer when football became the greatest show on earth.
Pete Davies is the author of 11 acclaimed works of fiction and non-fiction. His 1990 classic All Played Out was a bestseller and has been in print ever since. It has recently made into a 90 minute film directed by James Erksine, with the new title One Night in Turin. Pete Davies lives in West Yorkshire.