Goodbye Gay Meadow is an award winning coffee table book containing memories from loyal and faithful fans which complement striking images to remember the old home of Shrewsbury Town Football Club.
Gay Meadow was often described as picturesque, unique and quirky and this book is a celebration of the ground that was the home to Shrewsbury Town Football Club for 97 years.
The book contains memories from fans – serving as a fitting reminder of the club’s old home.
With stunning photography capturing Gay Meadow from all sides of the stadium, this book complied and authored by football photographer Matthew Ashton, has been described as, “A Superb poignant pictorial and literary reminder of the wonderful Gay Meadow!”
It won Best Illustrated title in the 2008 British Sports Book Awards.
Sir Bobby Charlton presented the author with his prize with the Manchester United legend proudly reminiscing on when he played at Gay Meadow.
It was also The Independent newspaper Book of the Week.
Book technical information:
Size: 216mm x 279mm (L)
Paper: 150 GSM Matt Art
Case Wrap: 125 GSM Duralin
Case Board: 1845 GSM 2mm CB Chipboard
Ends: 150 GSM Matt Art
Binding Thread: swen in 16pp, Fully cased, Square backed, Jacketed
Spine Width: 24.0mm
Extents: Casc + 256pp + Ends + Jacket
A CIP catalogue for this book is available from the British Library ISBN 978-0-9556518-0-9