The Club by Joshua Robinson

The Club

The Club is the previously untold inside story of how English soccer’s Premier League became the wildest, richest, most popular sports product on the planet.   This is a sports and business tale of how money, ambition, and twenty-five years of drama remade an ancient institution into a twenty-first-century entertainment empire. No one knew it when their experiment began, but without any particular genius or acumen, the motley cast of billionai...

Details The Club

TitleThe Club
Release DateDec 4th, 2018
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Harcourt
GenreSports and Games, Sports, Soccer, History, Nonfiction

Reviews The Club

  • Sumit RK
    Everybody knows anything can happen in the Premier League. #Quote If you are a football (soccer) fan or even if you aren’t, you must be aware of the English Premier League. The Club is the true story of the meteoric rise of the English Premier League from it’s humble beginnings to becoming the richest & the most dominant sporting leagues in the world. The Club begins before the advent of the Premier League in 1980’s when the game of footba...
  • Greville Waterman
    A rollocking, racy read by two Wall Street Journal writers about the rise and rise of the Premier League.Predominantly aimed at an American audience the two writers rehash much of what has already been told before elsewhere - mainly it is true to say for the UK market - and manage to repackage it in an interesting and attractive manner.They have certainly done their homework and have managed to interview most of the main protagonists.As a footbal...
  • Jeffrey Robinson
    Full disclosure, I have the same last name as one of the authors. That's not by accident. Guilty as charged, your honor. That said, allow me this simple statement of fact - The Club is a terrific book. It is not just a sports book about soccer, it is also the story of the business of the English Premier League. Honestly, it's one of the best narrative non-fiction books I've read in a long time, right up there with Liar's Poker and Barbarians at t...
  • Fritzov
    With out a doubt top 5 book of the year. Well researched and excellent narrated about english top division on the footy.
  • Georgette
    Not a big fan of soccer, but this was a wildly informative and entertaining little look at the English Premiere Soccer league. Not bad at all!