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The inside story of the man who took association football across the world and became its first ever entertainer in the process...
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    A BOOK EXCLUSIVE TO THIS CAMPAIGN

    EXCLUSIVE TO THIS CAMPAIGN: The Tales of Ambrose Langley.

    Ambrose Langley was one of football's toughest full backs wth a larger than life character. Republished for the first time since it's original release in 1920 and featuring new photographs Ambrose Langley shares what it was like to be one of Victorian footballs most notorious footballers with candid accounts of the scrapes he got into both on and off the field.

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    HARDBACK BOOK (SIGNED)

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    EXCLUSIVE BOOK & COLOURISED PRINT

    1) EXCLUSIVE TO THIS CAMPAIGN: The Tales of Ambrose Langley.

    Ambrose Langley was one of football's toughest full backs wth a larger than life character. Republished for the first time since it's original release in 1920 and featuring new photographs Ambrose Langley shares what it was like to be one of Victorian footballs most notorious footballers with candid accounts of the scrapes he got into both on and off the field.

    The Tales of Ambrose Langley is available exclusively as part of this Kickstarter campaign or in person from members of the team. Books will be posted out in July.

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    SPECIAL THANKS!

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    MEET THE TEAM FOR DRINKS

    Meet the team in either Sheffield, Manchester or London for a few pints on us. Dates TBA.

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