Ap80 million in debt and with financial meltdown a matter of weeks away, in July 2003 Chelsea Football Club were saved from almost certain penury by Roman Abramovich, a reclusive young billionaire that few people outside his native Russia had heard of. Making History, Not Reliving It recounts the first decade of Romanas rule in London mirrored against a backdrop of an ever-changing, social-media-driven, angst and envy-ridden world where the revolving door of change seems to spin as fast as that of the manageras at Stamford Bridge. Granular season-by-season detail of exactly how Chelsea amassed three league titles, four FA Cups, two League Cups, a Champions League and a Europa League in ten eventful years is entertainingly supplemented with news and entertainment bulletins and rounded off with enlightening and diverse points of view provided by a broad cross section of supporters unified by their blissful enjoyment of the desperate jealousy of rival fans now only able to relive the history that their own precious clubas once made.receiving their winners medals. ... I knocked back the contents of the bottle of Becks I was holding and wondered how many more I would empty before the day was done. ... aOnly a 40-minute walk, just think of the beers we can buy with the money Ia#39;ve saved us not getting a cab. ... v CHELSEA UEFA Champions League, Round of Sixteen, First Leg Estadio do Dragao, Porto, Portugal Wedesday 21thanbsp;...
|Title||:||Making History, Not Reliving It|
|Author||:||Mark Worrall, Kelvin Barker, David Johnstone|
|Publisher||:||Troubador Publishing Ltd - 2013-12-01|