Author(s): Colin Shindler
'Well-written narrative ... an efficiently put-together chronology of English football's transformation into what it is today' All About History. 'Imaginatively chronicles English footballing history via the life, career and times of four England captains' Philosophy Football.
Colin Shindler is a social and cultural historian, lecturing at Cambridge University. Among the dozen books he has written are the bestselling memoir Manchester United Ruined My Life, and National Service, a social history of conscription 1946-62.