Jeff Powell is one of Britain's most respected sports writers. In a career that has spanned more than 50 years, Powell has covered some of the most iconic moments in sporting history. He has written for the Daily Mail for more than 40 years, covering 11 World Cups and countless world title fights. Powell delivered the eulogy at Bobby Moore's funeral, describing it as 'one of the saddest yet one of the most moving days of my life.'
A worthy testament to a fine man and a simply marvellous footballer. Daily Mail It is Powell's lucid picture of Moore the footballer - which makes the most indelible impression - An admirable portrait. Daily Telegraph It is fond and sometimes sentimental - As well as joy and dignity and finest hours - the story also includes business failures, a broken marriage and a decline - Powell does not gloss over any of it. The Independent