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The Untouchables: Anfield's Band of Brothers

Jeff Goulding, Kieran Smith

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From the publisher:

The Untouchables: Anfield's Band of Brothers chronicles the rise and fall of one of the greatest Liverpool teams ever. In 1918 an enlisted man, Tom Bromilow, stepped off the streets of Liverpool and straight into the team. Still in uniform, he was one of tens of thousands of Liverpudlians who fought in World War One.

His signing completed a jigsaw that eventually revealed an image of footballing perfection, a team so great they were called 'The Untouchables'. The book brings to life a host of incredible characters, uncovers friendships and rivalries and reveals amazing backstories. Meet men like Bootle-born Walter Wadsworth, tough-talking Irishman Elisha Scott, champion boxer Jock McNab and many other fascinating figures.

The Untouchables reveals previously unknown detail and sheds new light on old controversies, including the real reason behind the departure of the club's manager, Dave Ashworth. Meticulously researched and lovingly told, the book breathes new life into a fascinating and long-forgotten story.

The author:

The Untouchables is a collaboration between Jeff Goulding (author of five books on Merseyside football and writer for various online media and publications) and Kieran Smith, an unofficial Liverpool FC historian, founder of Liverpool FC Historical Group and associate member of the Everton FC Heritage Society. Both men share a passion for bringing to life the history of Liverpool FC and improving our understanding of it.


Pitch Publishing
24 x 16 cm
288 pages
September 2021