The Club That Jack Built

The Club That Jack Built

  • ISBN-13: 9781903854037
  • Subject: Sports & outdoor recreation
  • Publisher: Milo Books
  • Imprint: Milo Books
  • Publication Date: 10-08-2001
  • Format: h/b

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No man has had a greater influence on modern British football than Jack Walker. His love affair with his hometown club - Blackburn Rovers - and his extraordinary determination to see them win the ultimate prize changed the face of soccer. He took a middling northern side and turned it into a financial powerhouse that signed the best players and paid the highest wages. He also built and sold a steel empire and became one of the UK's richest men. Includes interviews with many of the major figures that have shaped the teams and club profile. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
About the book

No man has had a greater influence on modern British football than Jack Walker. His love affair with his hometown club - Blackburn Rovers - and his extraordinary determination to see them win the ultimate prize changed the face of soccer. He took a middling northern side and turned it into a financial powerhouse that signed the best players and paid the highest wages. He also built and sold a steel empire and became one of the UK's richest men. Includes interviews with many of the major figures that have shaped the teams and club profile. Illustrated with b/w photographs.