Different Class: My Favourite Sporting Memories
National treasure the late Jimmy Magee recalls the huge number of historic sporting events that he has witnessed during a career that has spanned seven decades.
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The Memory Man - a sobriquet earned for his uncanny ability to recall virtually any sporting trivia - not only gives us his entertaining and forensic insight into which sporting moments he believes can be justifiably described as A Different Class, but sports fans will also be thrilled to finally discover who Jimmy Magee really thinks is the best of the best, or the most over-rated for that matter, in soccer, GAA, rugby, boxing, golf, athletics and many other sports.
The maestro of memories has anecdotes about the hundreds of iconic sport heroes he has had the privilege of meeting during his travels. The pages of Different Class are bursting with legendary figures: Muhammad Ali, Pelé, Eddie Merckx, Maradona, Matt Busby, Tiger Woods, and Lance Armstrong.
Fans of Irish sport won't be disappointed either, with Jimmy Magee casting a critical eye over the likes of George Best, Katie Taylor, Jack Charlton, Eamon Coghlan, Steve Collins, Brian O'Driscoll, Rory McIlroy, Stephen Roche, Roy Keane, Michelle Smith, Sonia O'Sullivan and virtually anybody who's been anybody in the GAA.
With such a stellar cast, this is definitely in a Different Class.
|Author||Jimmy Magee with Jason O’Toole|
|Publication date||18 Oct 2013|