[[ Reading ]] ➿ Richer Than God Author David Conn – Ebats.us

Richer Than God Richer Than God Is An Authoritative, Provocative, Investigative Account Of Manchester City S History, Culminating In Its Transformation As Sheikh Mansour Seeks To Spend The Formerly Miserable Manchester Club Into The European Elite When Conn Asked An American Working In Abu Dhabi Whether Its Economy Had Been At All Affected By The Global Recession, He Said My Friend, We Re Richer Than God It Is Also A Tale Of Innocence That Of A Six Year Old Boy Transfixed By His Sky Blue Heroes, Coming Of Age As A Writer With The Mature Understanding That Both His Club And The Game Are Businesses Why Should Modern Football Continue To Claim The Unquestioning Loyalty Of Fans, When There Is So Much In The Game To Question

[[ Reading ]] ➿ Richer Than God  Author David Conn – Ebats.us
  • Hardcover
  • 432 pages
  • Richer Than God
  • David Conn
  • English
  • 11 September 2018
  • 0857384864

    10 thoughts on “[[ Reading ]] ➿ Richer Than God Author David Conn – Ebats.us


  1. says:

    David Conn is one of my favourite football writers, ever since I bought The Football Business and devoured page after page of insight and thinly disguised scorn into the scurrilous results when money clashes with the national sport and the losing positions of all normal supporters Brilliant, angry writing, a tone that continues in his regular articles for The Gaurdian It s an fascinating topic to cover, and Conn has lent his inquiring mind to most, from the despair riddled recent years at Frat David Conn is one of my favourite football writers, ever since I bought The Football Business and devoured page after page of insight and thinly disguised scorn into the scurr...


  2. says:

    I was taken by surprise by this book a bit, but in a good way I expected it to be they usual team book that details a championship season and provides a little context of team history That is not what this book did David Conn grew up a big fan of Manchester City He goes into very interesting detail about the History of Manchester, England, which I now know was a real starting point for the Industrial Revolution Today, Manchester is much like our old steele towns and has some of the highest I was taken by surprise by this book a bit, but in a good way I expected it to be they usual team book that details a championship season and provides a little context of team history That is not what this book did David Conn grew up a big fan of Manchester City He goes into very interesting detail about the History of Manchester, England, which I now know was a real starting point for the Industrial Revolution Today, Manchester is much like our...


  3. says:

    This is a good read from one of my favourite football writers Conn details the fall and rise of City, the financial machinations involved in high level football business, spectator sport versus participation, the consistent ineffectiveness of the modern FA, the differences between the development of the modern game in England and Germany, even some brief history of Abu Dhabi.While I did enjoy a lot of this, the above paragraph highlights one of my issues with the book At times, it feels very s This is a good read from one of my favourite football writers Conn details the fall and rise of City, the financial machinations involved in high level football business, spectator sport versus participation, the consistent ineffectiveness of the modern FA, the diffe...


  4. says:

    I really enjoyed this even as a United fan Conn has struck the right balance between memoir and investigative journalism, and his fan mindset doesn t influence the remainder of the book A fascinating insight into the tumultuous changes City has seen.


  5. says:

    This is the best of the many books on football that I ve ever read, and contains crucial insights into the often massively detrimental effects of the commercialisation of sport.


  6. says:

    One of the best books about modern football that I have ever read Thoughtful, absorbing, enlightening Read it.


  7. says:

    Excellent book about the rise of City Some parts dwelled too much on specific matches and the players for someone who is unfamiliar with the team, it s hard to follow along sometimes , but overall a great read Was mildly disapp...


  8. says:

    . 4


  9. says:

    A book based on facts and personal views of a beloved football club, by David Conn A dream book to write for sure for a fan knowing its history and meeting people behind the club and other people in football.There is involvement and a strong interest for the subject by the author Although, I was wishing forvibrancy in the writing process It s a slow read, with a massive quantity of text, page by page A book like this requires actually somepictures to keep the readers interes...


  10. says:

    David Conn is an amazing writer While Man City is not my team and finances may not be something I find incredibly interesting, I found myself enthralled in the story of this team They were up, they were down, they were evendown then they were up again I watched Manchester City in the 2011 2012 season I watched that last game against QPR I felt the emotion rush through me when they won in that final minute, and to be able to back that up with the history of the cl...

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