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Among the Thugs Chapter Summary & Analysis - Manchester Summary

Bill Buford
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Manchester Summary and Analysis

Buford is intrigued by the Manchester United firm, as they are the only fans banned from attending matches in Italy by their own team. Buford attends the first match of the semi-finals between Manchester United and the Turin Juventus in Manchester and searches again for someone to ingratiate himself with to learn more about firms. He meets Mick, a heavy man with a stained T-shirt, huge stomach, and a lot of fried food, surrounded by already empty beer cans. Mick admits he hates wankers and journalists after Buford asks him for an interview but still takes him to a pub on their arrival in Manchester, to the game, and back to a pub. He drinks heavily and buys round after round for Buford. However, as he talks, Buford learns his ideas about members of firms may be incorrect. Mick is employed as a skilled electrician...

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