Tommy Doc: The Controversial and Colourful Life of One of Football's Most Dominant Personalities

Tommy Doc: The Controversial and Colourful Life of One of Football's Most Dominant Personalities

David Tossell


Examines the existence in the back of the one-liners of Tommy Docherty, football's comedian king.
     Tommy '‘The Doc'’ Docherty used to be a combative Scotland foreign wing-half who turned an excellent yet erratic supervisor. His Nineteen Sixties Chelsea workforce used to be an excellent mirrored image of his vibrant character, and a decade later he reinvented his relegated Manchester United facet as a colourful attacking force.
     He was once additionally, although, a hostage to his personal decision-making, costing Chelsea a shot on the First department identify whilst he banned 8 gamers for breaking their curfew. such a lot famously, he used to be fired by way of United after FA Cup glory simply because he’d fallen in love with the physiotherapist’'s wife. 
     He was once a much-travelled supervisor, and 'I've had extra golf equipment than Jack Nicklaus' was once one of the well-worn one-liners that created a twin of 'The document' as football's slapstick comedian. yet in Tommy document, David Tossell seems past the wisecracks, interviewing Docherty himself, in addition to former gamers and associates, to ascertain a outstanding occupation and display the non-public heartaches at the back of the laughter.

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