Personalised Bristol Rovers Football Book - Gift Details
Just when you were thinking of plumping for the latest shirt or a season ticket for a football fan, consider the Personalised Bristol Rovers Football Book. Inside are reprints of original newspaper reports from the Daily Mirror, starting in the early part of the 20th century and finishing very recently.
What’s more, a personalised football book very much lives up to its name, with the chance to include your chosen Name on a certificate on the inside-front page. Better yet, for a small amount extra, you can also have the Name embossed on the front cover. While on the subject of front covers, various types are available, from a canvas effect to full-on leather.
Picking things up in 1913, following a 1-0 third-round win over Norwich City, this football books goes on to cover all of The Pirates’ ups and downs – right up to the end of last season.
This Bristol Rovers Football Book is the perfect way for any Pirate to reminisce. Not only does it include some of the club’s finest victories over the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea, it also features – through reprints of original newspaper reports – five fantastic wins over rivals, City, in ’63, ’87, ’91, ’92 and 2000. More than that though, it’s an opportunity to look back over the careers of Rovers’ greats, including Jack Pitt, Ray Warren, George Petherbridge, Harry Bamford, Alfie Biggs, Bobby Jones, Harold Jarmen, Stuart Taylor, the club’s record goalscorer Geoff Bradford and cult hero Ian Holloway.
All the articles are printed on luxury paper and independently cut and bound in a hardback book.
Now available with colour print option for coverage from 2006 onwards.
Your Gift Personalised
Personalise the Bristol Rovers Football Book by featuring the recipient’s Name and a Message on the certificate on the title page. The recipient’s Name can also be gold embossed on the front cover.
This personalised Football Book is 'Tabloid' size 38 x 31cm, and you can pick from a selection of smart, high-quality covers (see below). All reports in this book are taken from The Daily Mirror. Choose to have black and white pages in your book or, for an extra £5 only, you can even choose to have colour pages included in your football book. What's more, you can have their Name embossed on the cover in gold lettering for a small extra charge. Here's what you can choose from:
Brown Leatherette Cover – A stylish brown cover with black and white pages. The book title is beautifully embossed and also features a “Decorus Venatus” emblem, Latin for the ‘beautiful game’. Emboss the cover with the recipient’s Name for just £5
Brown Leatherette Cover with Colour – For an extra £5 only, you can have all of the above, but with the addition of colour pages (from 2006 onwards).
Luxury Leather Cover – Available in three vibrant colours; Red, Black and Blue, so you can choose a cover that best suits your team and tastes, making your gift really special and personal. Includes colour content for post-2006 coverage and free embossing of the recipient’s name.
Our Personalised Bristol Rovers Football Book contains a minimum of 4% colour pages.
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Personalised Bristol Rovers Football Book
Your Bristol Rovers Football Book opens on February 11th 1913 with a 1-0 victory over Norwich City, a victory which ensured that Bristol Rovers progressed to the Third Round of the FA Cup to take on menacing Everton. This book covers the history of Bristol Rovers Football Club, their successes and setbacks as they travelled across the divisions, always retaining their place in the Football League which they have held consistently since 1920.
This newspaper book is packed with reports and photos from some of Bristol Rovers' most exciting matches including wins over renowned teams like Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea, not forgetting a famous 7-0 victory over Shrewsbury Town in 1964, The Pirates third 7-0 victory in Bristol Rovers’ history. Also included in the book is coverage from 5 gallant wins against fierce rivals Bristol City – 1963 (4-0), 1987 (0-1), 1991 (3-2), 1992 (4-0), 2000 (2-0) – making this the perfect gift for any Bristol Rovers fan.
The Pirates have played in some memorable grounds during their history including Twerton Park, Memorial Stadium and famously the Eastville Stadium, which Bristol Rovers called home for nearly 90 years – all of which feature in this Bristol Rovers Newspaper Book.
This book wouldn’t be complete without remembering a number of unforgettable managers including Paul Trollope, Ian Holloway, Bobby Gould, Bert Tann and Brough Fletcher – all featured in this newspaper book ensuring any Bristol Rovers fan is thrilled with this gift.
How our Newspaper Books are made
Each page is reproduced from fully licensed scans taken from the pages of original newspapers going back over 100 years.
They are individually printed to order onto a high quality thicker paper to provide greater durability.
The reproductions are then individually cut and bound in a premium quality leatherette hard back book with the option to personalise with the recipient’s name gold embossed on the front cover.
Our impressively large books are burgundy in colour and 38 x 30cm, approximately Tabloid sized.
It takes four craftsmen/women over an hour to create each book by hand.
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