Manchester City Ruined My Life (BOK)

Colin Shindler

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Colin Shindler first wrote of his deep love for Manchester City in Manchester United Ruined My Life. Now he tells the story of his sorrowful disenchantment with his home town club as, on the instruction of its new foreign owners, it turns itself remorselessly into a global brand. From the nail-biting victory over Gillingham 1999 to the equally dramatic winning of the Premier League in May 2012 Shindler watches as his team becomes more successful yet, to his own bewilderment, he feels increasingly alienated from the club. This is the story of a frustrated romantic who finds in the glitz and glamour of the current media-obsessed game a helter-skelter of artificially fabricated excitement. As he details how football courses through his veins, Shindler reveals how it intersects with his own life, a life that has been marked by family tragedy, and how he finally found personal redemption even as his team lost its soul.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Colin Shindler
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ISBN 9780755363612
Antall sider 320 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 2,1cm x 19,9cm
Vekt 220 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Football (Soccer, Association football), Memoirs, Sports teams & clubs