This creative non-fiction piece explores the role of sport in father son relationships. It also looks at changing attitudes to sport in the UK from the 1930s to the modern era. It is dedicated to my grandfather, Patrick Irvine (who died before I was born) and my father, John Irvine.
Go to web page for 'Dennis Lillee and the Big Centre-Forward', copyright Ian Irvine, all rights reserved. This creative non-fiction piece was first published in the Dad Stories anthology edited by John Holton and including stories told about their fathers by a range of Central Victorian men.