One of the founder members of the Football League, the early history of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC was relatively undistinguished. However, the club won the championship three times in the space of six seasons in 1953-4, 1957-8 and 1958-9, and were soon considered the most powerful side in the land. As well as League and Cup honors, Molineaux has been home to some of the game's most talented players—men like Stan Cullis, who also managed the club, Billy Wright, Ron Flowers, Peter Broadbent, and John Richards. Covering everything from the players to the managers, this encyclopaedia is the ultimate guide to the Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club.
This work, tracing Burnley FC's history, offers stories, facts and figures from "Abandoned Matches" to "Zenith". With almost 300 entries, it provides biographies of significant managers and players and aims to answer any questions about the "Clarets".
"Blackburn Rovers: The Complete Record" is the official record of Rovers since their formation in 1875. Written by well-known Blackburn Rovers author Mike Jackman, this book is the definitive guide to Blackburn Rovers and will be on the wish list of every Rovers fan. The story of Blackburn Rovers FC, from its beginnings in the 19th century to the present day, is covered in fascinating detail. It is followed by profiles of the club's great players, the managers, matches to remember and a history of the grounds. In addition, the full season-by-season record of every first-team League and Cup game Rovers have contested is documented. Summaries, records and statistics complete the picture. The result is a volume that is an essential addition to the bookshelves of any Rovers fan. Put simply, this is a book that provides everything any Blackburn Rovers fan, and indeed any football fan, would want to know about Blackburn Rovers Football Club.
This is a comprehensive encyclopedia of Everton Football Club, containing over 400 entries detailing statistics, biographies, and glorious and inglorious times. From being founder members of the Football League, Everton rapidly made their name as one of the game's wealthiest clubs, and went on to win the League Championship nine times. They were winners of the FA Cup on five occasions and in 1995 they rose to victory in the European Cup Winner's Cup. Goodison Park has been home to many of the most talented players football has to offer, such as Edgar Chadwick, Dixie Dean, Ted Sager, Joe Mercer, Alex Young, Alan Ball, Andy Gray, Gary Linekar, Kevin Ratcliffe, and Neville Southall.
The Claret and Blue Book of West Ham United is packed with fascinating facts, figures, trivia, stats, stories, and anecdotes all relating to the history of West Ham United. From memorable matches and favorite sons, the book follows no set order, chronological or otherwise, but has plenty to keep any fanatic coming back for more—and is fully endorsed by the club.