George Best Newspaper Headlines Book

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Through headlines and pictorials, you can relive the career of the man Pelé called “the greatest footballer in the world”.

  • Personalise the cover with Any Name
  • Incredible newspaper coverage of the life of George Best
  • A variety of handbound embossed covers to choose from
  • Book made from newspaper headlines from 1963 onwards
  • The book is tabloid size at 31x38cm

Quite possibly the greatest British footballer of all-time, George Best’s career and personal life were absolutely packed with incredible highs and devastating lows. Best’s early years were spent winning the European Cup, being crowned European footballer of the year and finishing as Manchester United’s top goalscorer for five years running, and this great success on the pitch was mirrored by his lifestyle off it, achieving celebrity status, appearing on Top of the Pops and dating Miss World. However, the extravagant lifestyle that was almost as famous as his skill with a football would ultimately lead to his downfall, with his later years plagued by alcoholism, divorce and money troubles. All the key moments of a legendary footballing life are presented through newspaper clippings here in this fantastic bespoke piece of George Best memorabilia.

Personalise your George Best book with a special message on the title page. Choose between cover options and emboss a name in gold to make this the perfect present for any fan of the “beautiful boy” and the “beautiful game”.

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This edition is available in a green leatherette cover with the option to emboss with the recipient’s name, or in black luxury leather, which is already embossed in gold. Also add a unique message to feature on the book’s inside title page.

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Bartmag79 Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

I bought this book for my dads 60th birthday and it was great. I was half expecting little A5 book with a few articles in it but when it arrived it was a huge book full of interesting articles about not only George Best but other stories that happened on the same day. It was made even better when I found out my dad was actually in the book!

panj Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Bought this for my dad who was a huge fan of George Best as birthday gift. He was so pleased with it and has now put it with all his other memorabilia

peachy Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 29 August

Was impressed at the quality of the book and the delivery times. Would certainly recommend this site to friends and will be using it again.

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Beautiful book

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Unhappy customer Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 23 January

Book itself is great but is only…

Book itself is great but is only suitable for white little boys which seems unfair. all well and good personalising the name but if your child is of a different race or gender to the illustration, the book is pointless. Feels like this needs to be made clearer on the website. Customer services not very understanding and slow at responding.

Jill Jones Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 January

Have bought 3 of these books now so…

Have bought 3 of these books now so pleased with them !

Joanne Elliott Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 22 January

I ordered a newspaper for my Dad’s 80th…

I ordered a newspaper for my Dad’s 80th birthday - he was born on 7th January 1940. When he opened the paper it was 8th January and also a Glasgow Herald which would be great for someone who lived in this area but not for someone who doesn’t. I emailed the day after his birthday 8th January to enquire why this was and apart from an automatic reply to say I would be contacted, have heard nothing. Needless to say I am disappointed with the customer service I have received.

Karen Ashworth Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 January

A beautiful book I gave to my grandson…

A beautiful book I gave to my grandson for his 1st birthday. Thank you.

Dr Strange Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 22 January

Excellent service and product

Excellent service and product

Steven Dean Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 January

Loved the book.

Loved the book.

Nicky G Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 21 January

Excellent service

Excellent service. Arrived safely. Lovely presentation box. Very happy with content. Know my friend will love this. Good price too with Groupon voucher.

Penny West Trustpilot product review 2 star rating 20 January

Book did not arrive when was advised of…

Book did not arrive when was advised of delivery timeframe. I sent email asking which courier would be delivering as was sent tracking number that did not link to any courier service or say who it would be to track! Response came 2 weeks later after book was delivered apologising for late response but she stated that it was fine because the book had been delivered!!! Shocking service, will not use the company again.

Alan Shepherd Trustpilot product review 5 star rating 20 January

Well worth buying

The book was larger than I was led to believe. I thought I ordered A4 but it was slightly smaller than A3. It could have been my mistake. It was my understanding that it was going to contain reports about my team (Plymouth Argyle). What I found was there was also reports of different games that took place on the same day. It also included reports on rugby and cricket. They scanned the full page. I was disappointed at first, however, after reading part of the book I'm finding it very interesting. If you are a football fan and like reading other reports, then you will enjoy this book.

LINDA PROCK Trustpilot product review 1 star rating 20 January

Have not received book yet

Have not received book yet. Original purchase said book would be dispatched 1/13 and delivery 1/15-1/17 . I called and questioned the time frame because I was willing to pay to expedite . They assured the dispatch date is not right because of their software but the shipping is correct. Still do not have it on 1/20 and will not have it in time for my Mom. They answer the phone in the UK with a NY number so ship from location is deceiving. They ship USPS partner which is slower and tracking is horrible. I had to call for tracking number, they do not update you. Customer Service is only open 8-noon ET. Really upset about this

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