What: A History of England and the World Cup – A talk by Gary Thacker
Where: Sutton Coldfield Library, Red Rose Centre, Sutton Coldfield B72 1XX
When: Friday 8 June, 2-3pm
As fans of the ‘Beautiful Game’ prepare to turn their attention toward Russia this summer, FOLIO Sutton Coldfield has netted a timely talk by Local author, Gary Thacker
Gary will be giving his exciting talk about England’s history in the Football World Cup, based on his new book “Cheers, Tears and Jeers – A History of England and the World Cup”.
A senior Writer for These Football Times, and a highly regarded football blogger (shorlisted last year for the Football Supporters’ Federation ‘Blogger of the Year’ award), Gary will bring a wealth of knowledge to this engaging talk, perfect for getting every football fan in the mood for what will hopefully be a successful summer on the pitch.
The talk is free and open to all (no need to book), go along and reminisce with Gary about the highs and lows of The Three Lions at World Cups over the years on Friday 8 June, 2-3pm in Sutton Coldfield Library.
A Q&A session and book sales will follow the talk.
Gary holds a number of FA coaching qualifications and was a member of the now-defunct FA Coaches Association for many years, coaching various teams and age groups ranging from children through to adult.
As well as being a long-time member of Mensa, he also holds an Honours degree in Political Science and Economics.
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