It is a little known fact that of the thirty seven clubs that have played in the English Premier League since its inception of the 92/93 season, twelve can trace their origin directly to a church. However, many of these famous football clubs know little about their origins or their founders. This book, which is the fruit of seven years intensive research, features chapters on: Aston Villa, Barnsley, Birmingham City, Bolton Wanderers, Everton, Fulham, Liverpool, Manchester City, Queen's Park Rangers, Southampton, Swindon and Town Tottenham Hotspur. This book is a must read for football fans everywhere!
Peter Lupson is the author of a number of school and university language text books. He was chief examiner for advanced level German for the University of Oxford for some twelve years and has also worked in educational publishing. He currently combines part time English teaching with writing. His football interests include acting as a youth scout for a premiership club in the northwest of England.