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Book Review – The Lost Shankly Boy- George Scott’s Anfield Journey, by George Scott with Jeff Goulding
Book Review – The Lost Shankly Boy- George Scott’s Anfield Journey, by George Scott with Jeff Goulding
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  George Scott arrived at Anfield in 1960 as a 15 year-old poor boy from Aberdeen, just after Bill Shankly’s arrival as manager in 1959, and as an attacking midfielder. Shankly would go on to have a massive and lasting impact on Scott’s life and career…

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