At The End Of The Storm

£12.98
The remarkable story of Liverpool FC's greatest ever league title triumph - 1946 - 47. The first post-war Football League campagin of 1946/47 was the longest and most tumultuous ever known.  For ...more info
Zoom

Code: A4330

Availability: Out of stock

Notify me when this product is back in stock:

£12.98
Wishlist

More Info

The remarkable story of Liverpool FC's greatest ever league title triumph - 1946 - 47.

The first post-war Football League campagin of 1946/47 was the longest and most tumultuous ever known.  For Liverpool FC it was the ultimate triumph against adversity; a First Division Championship won in a style that was to set a precedent for future Anfield success.

Amid the bleak austerity of a war-ravaged nation; food shortages, fuel and housing shortages, and the worst winter ever recorded, George Kay's side brought some much needed cheer to their long suffering fans with a title charge that defied the odds and silenced all those who had written the Reds off before a ball had even been kicked.

The season had everything; a ground breaking tour of North America; league debuts' for Billy Liddell and Bob Paisley; the sensational signing of Albert Stubbins; Jackie Balmer's amazing hat-trick of hat-tricks; long queues and massive crowds; the threat of a players' strike; quagmire pitches; frozen pitches; a thrilling FA Cup run; the famous goal in the snow; squad rotation; an unprecedented fixture pile up and a nail-biting championship finale that wasn't resolved until the middle of June.

When the chaos was over and the dust finally settled it was Liverpool, the so called 'Crazy Gang', who were crowned champions for a fifth time int he club's history.  Neither before or since has league title glory been achieved in such remarkable circumstances.

Placing Liverpool's title triumph in it's wider social context, with match-by-match analysis, player profiles and a host of rare photographs, At The End of the Storm tells the in-depth story of this almost forgotten feat for the very first time.

"These were true footballing heroes of the classic mould.....  It truly was a classic season .. one that I believe rates amongst the very best of the 18 Championships our great Club has known.  This book tells their story.  It is a story worth telling.  Stephen Done - Curator Liverpool FC Museum

"If ever a season in the illustrious history of Liverpool FC deserves a book then it is this.  Recognition for what the team of 1946/47 achieved is long overdue.  At the End of the Storm is a fitting tribute and a must-read for every Liverpudlian - whatever their age."  Tony Barrett, The Times.

Reviews


Only customers who have bought this product can leave a review.
No reviews have been found

Delivery

How Long Will My Online Store Order Take?

We aim to ship all normal orders between 3 and 5 working days.

UK orders normally arrive in 5/6 working days.

UK express orders when ordered before mid-day arrive the next working day.

UK CollectPlus Orders between 3 and 5 working days.

International orders normally arrive in 7 working days.

You will receive an e-mail from our distribution centre once your order has been shipped with track and trace information.

Express UK delivery is normally made by DPD

Standard UK delivery is normally made by Hermes

International delivery is normally made by DHL Express - (Click Here for Customs Information)

Returns

Online Store Returns Policy 

Categories excluded are : Confectionary & Food Product, Personalised Product and Sale Items

If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return it to us within 2 weeks of receipt in unworn / unused condition for a full refund or exchange. Please use the returns form on the reverse of the sales slip when returning items to us.

Returns address : LFC Direct, PO Box 211, Whiston, Prescot, L35 1WQ.

Please note that custom printed merchandise cannot be exchanged or refunded.

Liverpool FC does not accept any responsibility for players transferring from the club or changing their squad number. Liverpool FC will not accept any returns or refund requests outside of our normal returns policy if a player is transferred or changes their squad number.

Should you have any queries regarding a return then please contact us.

We want you to feel confident about shopping with us. If you have a problem, or are unhappy with your purchase, then we will put the matter right.

We recommend if you do return an item to us, do so by recorded delivery. LFC will not accept responsibility for lost returns.