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Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Joe Lovejoy
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-04 - Publisher: Random House

The FA Premier League was born 20 years ago, on 23 September 1991, and has since established itself as the most popular club competition in world football. At the start, however, there was opposition from the players' union and the Football League. Then the breakaway elite were faced with the
Greed and Glory on Wall Street
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ken Auletta
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-29 - Publisher: Open Road Media

The inside account of a financial meltdown that reshaped Wall Street In 1983, Lew Glucksman, then co-CEO of the heralded investment bank Lehman Brothers, demanded the resignation of chairman Pete Peterson, with whom he had long argued over how to manage the company. Shockingly, Peterson, who had taken charge a
Keegan and Dalglish
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Richard T Kelly
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-10 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A COMPELLING JOINT BIOGRAPHY OF TWO MEN WHOSE FOOTBALL CAREERS SO OFTEN OVERLAPPED. In May 1977, Kevin Keegan, the self-made son of a Yorkshire miner, helped inspire Liverpool to their first European Cup triumph. By then, the Kop hero had already decided to move abroad, joining Hamburg in a lucrative
Fictional Representations of English Football and Fan Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Cyprian Piskurek
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-12 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores how recent football fiction has negotiated the decisive political developments in English football after the 1989/90 publication of the 'Taylor Report'. A direct response to the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster and growing concerns of hooliganism, the 'Taylor Report' suggested a number of measures for stricter regulation of fan
And the Sun Shines Now
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Adrian Tempany
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-20 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE FEATURED IN THE OBSERVER'S SPORTS WRITERS' BOOKS OF THE YEAR On 15 April 1989, 96 people were fatally injured on a football terrace at an FA Cup semi-final in Sheffield. The Hillsborough disaster was broadcast live on the BBC; it left millions of people