Cyrille Regis, MBE, enjoyed a long career in football. During his playing years, he made well over 750 club and international appearances, scoring more than 200 goals, including 159 in 614 League appearances. Cyrille won the FA Cup with Coventry in 1987 and represented England five times at senior international level.
In this fascinating new book, author Tony Matthews tells the story of Cyrille’s long and successful career through 50 important games - although he admits that he could easily have chosen 100!
This book covers Cyrille’s life in full, from his early days in the Caribbean, through his school years, playing at non-League level before entering the world of professional football and gaining England recognition. It also tells how Cyrille came close to an early death in a car crash in Spain and how he went on to become a soccer coach and a players’ agent, receiving an MBE in 2008.
With forewords by Cyrille’s former manager, Ron Atkinson, and professional footballers, Darren Moore and Derek Statham, as well as a host of other tributes, this is a book no football fan will want to miss.