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And the sun shines now / by Adrian Tempany.
Publication year: 2016
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2016.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780571295111 (pbk.) :
No. of reservations: 0
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 traumatised, and English football in ruins. 'And the Sun Shines Now' is not a book about Hillsborough. It is a book about what arrived in the wake of unquestionably the most controversial tragedy in the post-war era of Britain's history. The Taylor Report. Italia 90. Gazza's tears. All seater stadia. Murdoch. Sky. Nick Hornby. The Premier League. The transformation of a game that once connected club to community to individual into a global business so rapacious the true fans have been forgetten, disenfranchised. In powerful polemical prose, against a backbone of rigorous research and interiew, Adrian Tempany deconstructs the past quarter century of English football and examines its place in the world.
Soccer teams England.
Soccer Economic aspects England.
Soccer England History.
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