Jock Stein: The Definitive Biography by Archie Macpherson

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Archie Macpherson’s best-selling biography reappraises Jock Stein’s career and looks closely at the personality of the man whose shrewdness and cunning stamped him eventually with greatness.

In examining the strengths and the weaknesses of this major figure in Scottish football, Macpherson’s compelling narrative will nevertheless lead no-one to doubt the sincerity of then Liverpool manager Bill Shankly’s ultimate accolade to Stein in 1967: ‘John, you are immortal now.’ Updated with a new introduction.

“Quite simply, this book is brilliant … a gem” The Herald
“A definitive testimony of Stein’s remarkable life” Sunday Mail
“The real strength of Macpherson’s insight throughout is the extended glimpses into Stein’s character”
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