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Coventry City: A Club Without a Home: The Fight Behind the Sky Blues' Return from Exile Paperback – 7 Oct 2016
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"A splendid new book. Compelling. A must-read not just for the people who grew up supporting this once-proud club but anyone who cares about the wider football community. Be warned - it could be your club next. Highly recommended." --Daniel Taylor, Chief Football Writer, The Guardian
"Explores how a club which spent 34 consecutive years in the top flight and boasted a team glittering with international stars in the mid-1990s ended up homeless and playing 35-miles away in Northampton. Entertaining and inspirational stories as well as uncovering the facts of what went on behind the scenes during the past 20 years from the people directly involved." --Coventry Telegraph
"First-Hand Experiences From The Exile Of Coventry City. Explores the events which led up to the dire straits Coventry now find themselves in, and gives insight into one of the most turbulent situations in recent footballing history." --Sports.Vice.com
"A fascinating insight into the demise of a once-proud football club" Lionel Bird, CCFC historian
"Stripped, Subverted, Supplanted - The Kafkaesque Fall Of Coventry City." --Sports.Vice.com
About the Author
Simon Gilbert is an award-winning journalist with more than a decade of experience in the media industry. He is currently chief reporter at his home town paper, the Coventry Telegraph, and a regular Daily Mirror contributor.
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A well researched, terrific insight into a truly ridiculous situation.
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