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They Kidnapped Stanley Matthews

Herbert Jenkins 1950
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Leonard Gribble     Football Mysteries

In this new detective story featuring Superintendent Anthony Slade, the author has introduced a guest character familiar to all Soccer enthusiasts Stanley Matthews, perhaps the greatest wing forward who ever kicked a ball. This story of his kidnapping and the sequence of exciting events that resulted has been written with the cooperation of Matthews liimself, taking the reader behind the scenes of Stanley's family life and into the hotel he owns in Blackpool.

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