Premier League: A History in Ten Matches (Paperback)Jim White (author)
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The Premier League transformed the violent terrace culture of the 1970s and 1980s into sophisticated sporting theatre with a global audience of billions.
Sports writer Jim White has chosen ten epic clashes to represent the rise and rise of English football's top flight, evoking the sweat and effort of the matches in thrilling detail. White profiles players, managers and owners; charts the ebb and flow of club fortunes in footballing and fiscal terms; and brings to life the turning-points and moments of drama, joy and despair that have punctuated the first 21 years of global football's most watched league.
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
'A rich and thoroughly enjoyable tapestry' Sunday Business Post.
'It's all fascinating with White exceptional at evoking the passion of the 10 matches' Four Four Two.
'Cleverly done ... writing of the highest quality ... a superb book' The Bookbag.
'Elegantly constructed and incredibly insightful, it perfectly captures the heart stopping madness of the modern day Premier League' Philip Kerr, Mail on Sunday.
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