They Used to Play on Grass
|Author||Terry Venables and Gordon Williams|
|Genre||Sport, adult fiction|
They Used to Play on Grass is a 1972 novel by former English footballer Terry Venables and Scottish author Gordon Williams. The novel predicted the end of grass as a playing surface, and that plastic pitches would become the norm in football. In 2003 the book was listed on the BBC's The Big Read poll of the UK's "best-loved novel."
- "BBC - The Big Read". BBC. April 2003, Retrieved 31 October 2012