Contrasting players make odd couple in football book

{ "b" : "Best And Edwards: Football, Fame And Oblivion," , "cite" : "by Gordon Burn, Faber and Faber, €14."}

4th November, 2006

{ "b" : "Best And Edwards: Football, Fame And Oblivion," , "cite" : "by Gordon Burn, Faber and Faber, €14."}

Every football club has its heroes; those who were brilliant on the pitch, those who were splendid off it. It is rare to find a player that is both. Many who have skill and flair on the pitch are shy and retiring in life, while those who live in the spotlight are often quieter as players.

And Manchester United...

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