Behind the Glory: 100 Years of the PFA


    Ever since professionalism in soccer was legalised in 1885, the stars of the game have been the object of fascination, envy and adulation, but for much of the last century, professional players struggled to gain respectability and a fair wage. Footballers were the poor relations of the entertainment world, they were often exploited by their clubs and regularly treated with disdain by the game's administrators. Today, the lives and loves of football's young millionaires are scrutinised by the broadsheets and on TV while for a new generation of devoted young fans they are fashion icons and role models. "Behind The Glory!" is the story of how the Player's Union - the Professional Footballers' Association - played such a crucial role in this extraordinary transformation.

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    Number of Pages: 288
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781780913865
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    Listed in: History of sport, Football (Soccer, Association football)
    Publisher: JMD Media

    Books by John Harding


    RRP: £12.99

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