On The Ball; with Jim Kelly. Jim KELLY.

On The Ball; with Jim Kelly

1962? Soft covers (21 x 14cm); 88pp, numerous b&w photo illustrations with captain coach of the Sydney soccer team and 1961 Player of the Year Jim Kelly; photo illustration on front cover, title lettered in red.

Spine reinforced with a strip of supple leather, 7cm horizontal tear across front cover below Kelly's foot and bove the text of his name; faint ownership stamp on title page. Item #1085

Scarce football coaching manual by Blackpool's Jim Kelly who toured with the team to Australia in 1958 and returned in 1961 to live and work. Place of publication and publisher are not stated, but the foreward is by Syd Fairs, Sporting Editor of the Illawarra Daily Mercury, one of the three NSW newspapers that named Kelly Player of the Year in 1961 when he was selected captain-coach of the NSW team.
OCLC lists only one copy at the National Library of Australia.

Price: $75.00

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