The history of Chelsea features glamour, controversy, hooligans, high and low fashion, huge excitement on the pitch and terrible disappointments. In Chelsea FC: The Official Biography", Rick Glanvill brought the century of the UK's highest profile club to life in words. In this illustrated history, he has researchednever-before-made-publicimages to show the breadth of the club's 100 years in photographs. Fully integrated and highly designed, with over 200 colour and black and white photographs and fascinating accompanying text on the story of the club, The Official History in Pictures "offers all fans, and anyone with an interest in the biggest story in British football, unforgettable images and legendary faces from the past 100 years.
Rick Glanvill is an award-writer writer, author and researcher based in London. His work covers social history, genealogy, music and football. He has written for Chelsea FC's official publications since 1993 and is the club's official historian.
Those with a love of London history may enjoy my website at thecheapsidestandard.wordpress.com/.
My latest book, published November 2012, is The Chelsea FC Miscellany, a mixture of great quotations, surprising facts and amusing anecdotes.
Thank you for reading.