Golden Len Goulden : The Life and Times of a West Ham Legend, Paperback Book

Golden Len Goulden : The Life and Times of a West Ham Legend Paperback

Description

This is a biography of one of West Ham United's greatest ever players, and the history of the club during his time in claret and blue. During those dozen years, Len Goulden had a glittering career, and became an England star.

He scored the final goal in the defeat of Germany in May 1938; the game being made infamous by the England players being obliged to give the Hitler salute prior to the kick-off.

West Ham goal-keeping legend Ernie Gregory, who watched Goulden from the stands of Upton Park before signing for the club in 1936 claimed that: "We've had some great forwards over the years at West Ham but Len was the greatest-the daddy of them all.

He was the one I paid my money to see...I can still see Len now-controlling the ball, he killed it instantly...Len was the tops." 'Golden Len Goulden' plucks from history a player who ranks with the best ever to wear the hammers over his heart.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Fonthill Media
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biography: sport
  • ISBN: 9781781555699

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