Making History, Not Reliving It

Making History, Not Reliving It

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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 Romana€™s 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 managera€™s 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 cluba€™s 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. ... a€œOnly 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


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