Considered by many fans as the bible of English football, this new and updated edition of PFA Premier and Football League Records contains full career details of every player to have made at least one first-team appearance in the Football League since 1946 or in the Premier League since it was established in 1992. Each player entry includes date and place of birth and date and place of death where relevant, the number of appearances (including substitutions) and the number of goals scored for each club. Additional information includes the player’s position and their international honours (at all levels). This is the biggest statistical achievement in British football, covering nearly 30,000 players and is an essential reference book for all football fans around the world.
Born in Hampstead Garden Suburb in 1941, author Barry J Hugman is one of the world’s leading sports staticians. He has wriiten 65 books many of which are rcognised by the sports authorities as the definitive source in their field. This is the seventh edition of the PFA Players’ Records while he also compiled the Footballers’ Who’s Who for 16 years. Barry also helped set up the British Boxing Board of Control Awards in 1984 and launched the Boxing Monthly magazine in 1989.