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My Sporting Life: Memories, moments and declarations

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Parky has always been an ultra reliable read Here he pokes gentle fun at fellow Tyke legends, Boycott and Bird. He rose through the ranks of Barnsley cricket along with his friends Dickie Bird and Geoffrey Boycott. His father, a fearsome fast bowler himself, indoctrinated young Michael from an early age into the Yorkshire cricket tradition and supporting Barnsley FC. But while they went on to find fame on the field, he found a career watching, writing and talking about sport.

Introduced at a young age to cricket and football by his father, he rose through the ranks of Barnsley cricket alongside Dickie Bird and Geoffrey Boycott. My Sporting Life is Sir Michael’s love letter to sport, to the heroes and legends of his Yorkshire youth, to the characters of the international games he watched and wrote about, and to the very idea of sport itself.I might add that I am probably a member of that fan club as Parkinson is a superb TV interviewer and an excellent journalist. Engrossing and entertaining ― Irish Time on Parky --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition. He is also a legendary TV and radio presenter - his long-running chat show Parkinson was hugely popular for many years. In the 1700s, an Irish noblewoman, on discovering her husband has been murdered, drinks handfuls of his blood and composes an extraordinary poem. My Sporting Life is Sir Michael's love letter to sport, to the heroes and legends of his Yorkshire youth, to the characters of the international games he watched and wrote about, and to the very idea of sport itself.

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