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Fit and Proper?: Conflicts and Conscience in an English Football Club
Based on years of research by its two authors, Fit and Proper? details the history of the boardroom of Sheffield United Football Club, focusing particularly on the foibles of the men who over three decades from 1980 tried, and largely failed, to turn the 'Blades' into a profitable business and a successful club.
Paperback, 454 pages
Published November 1st 2010 by Peakpublish
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In Fit and Proper Matthew Bell and Gary Armstrong discuss the boad room and on field trials and tribulations of Sheffield United football club over the last 30 years and discuss the shear chaos, anarchy and lack of compatance which has plagued the club throughout this period. As a huge Sheffield United fan I purchased this book as soon as I became aware of its existence on amazon and it has provided me with a fascinating insite into events that I am too young to remember or only have a vague ...more