The Full Morty: Dennis Mortimer

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The Full Morty: Dennis Mortimer

The Full Morty: Dennis Mortimer

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After signing for Coventry City as a teenager in the late 1960s, Mortimer lined up against such legends as Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst, Franz Beckenbauer and George Best. For an opportunity to hear these interesting and occasionally surprising talks for yourself hire Dennis Mortimer as the football speaker for your event today! In this tell-all autobiography, Mortimer lifts the lid on the highs and lows of his decade at Villa and shares stories galore about the many characters he met through his life in football. Dennis George Mortimer (born 5 April 1952) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder and captained Aston Villa.

Known for his outspoken personality and controversial punditry, Dennis Mortimer is always a popular choice of football speaker, either encouraging debate or inspiring enthusiasm Mortimer is nothing if not entertaining and is sure to be welcomed – warmly or otherwise – by any and all audiences at after dinner speaker events. We do not accept requests for autographs, signed merchandise, fan mail, birthday messages or any other non-commercial contact with the speakers or acts.

He wrote on international cricket for organisations such as Reuters, the Associated Press, The Sunday Telegraph and the Daily Star Sunday before starting his own sports management company, Big Star Creations. He joined Villa in 1975, going onto Captain the team in the 1982 European Cup final, which they went onto win 1-0 again Bayern Munich.

Comics used to feature snotty-nosed kids from back-to-backs taking on and, against all odds, beating posh Henrys who pronounced their 'aitches' and came from homes with inside lavatories. As he gazes through the lens with determination and focus, one can't help but wonder what he might capture next – perhaps another iconic sporting moment or an intimate glimpse into life behind-the-scenes. Each personally signed book comes with a limited-edition A5 signed montage card, making it a special keepsake for Villa fans to treasure. With the help of journalist and Villa fan Richard Sydenham, Mortimer looks back over his decade with the club, from his Christmas Eve signing in 1975 to the club's surprise decision not renew his contract in 1985. Dennis Mortimer became Aston Villa's most famous captain when he lifted the Lions’ first League Championship trophy in 71 years.

In his tell-all autobiography, Mortimer lifts the lid on the highs and lows of his time at Villa and shares stories galore about the many characters he met through his life in football. The underprivileged in the blue corner, only now the support comes from tower blocks, against the privileged in the claret pyjama tops, followed by Royal Sutton Coldfield and Four Oaks. As a football speaker and commentator Dennis Mortimer can be heard on Aston Villa’s official radio station, whilst his comments and quotes from his presentations as a sports speaker are often printed in national and regional newspapers. Mortimer received an honorary doctorate from the University of Worcester in 2011 for "his outstanding contribution to football". This snapshot not only captures a significant milestone in Dennis' personal life but also showcases the importance of family amidst a successful sporting career.

In this autobiography, Mortimer lifts the lid on the highs and lows of his time at Villa and shares stories galore about the many characters he met through his life in football. This job took him around the world to places like Australia for the Ashes, the Caribbean for the Cricket World Cup, the Indian sub-continent for many series, and lots of Premier League football grounds. The love and support of Janis by his side is evident, creating a strong foundation that undoubtedly contributed to Dennis' achievements on the field.After realising pretty quickly that life wasn't for him, he chose to follow his heart instead and trained to become a journalist.



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