Premier League: A History in Ten Matches (Paperback)
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Premier League: A History in Ten Matches (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 14/08/2014
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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
ISBN: 9781781854327

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“Fantastic, an absolute gem.”

It's so easy to forget just how much football has changed since the Premier League began in the 1992/3 season.
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Hardback edition
17th October 2013
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“A book to split the masses”

An interesting look at how the Premier League has developed and evolved over the past two decades. White's brilliant writing really brings each of the ten matches alive... But not necessarily the ten games... More

Hardback edition
8th January 2014
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“Premier League”

Accessible and entertaining, this book is sure to cause arguments among footy fans, who could probably pick 10 totally different games, all featuring their own favourite team.
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26th November 2013
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