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Thomas Michael Bower (born 28 September 1946) is a British writer known for his investigative journalism and for his unauthorized . His book, Broken Dreams: Vanity, Greed and the Souring of British Football, won the 2003 William Hill Sports Book of the Year.

Thomas Michael Bower (born 28 September 1946) is a British writer known for his investigative journalism and for his unauthorized biographies, often of business tycoons and newspaper proprietors. His books include unauthorised biographies of Robert Maxwell, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Conrad Black, Richard Branson and Jeremy Corbyn.

Broken Dreams: Vanity, Greed and the Souring of British Football. Broken Dreams: Vanity, Greed and the Souring of British Football is a 2003 non-fiction book by the British biographer and investigative journalist Tom Bower about business dealings in English association football. The book was well received critically and was the recipient of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year for 2003.

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Tom Bower takes football's creation of immortality and glory for granted

Tom Bower takes football's creation of immortality and glory for granted. Bower has looked for it, and we are all in his debt for doing so. While much of the writing on football's finances has blamed Sky and the Premier League for opening the floodgate of commercialisation, Bower looks at what happens to the cash once it arrives at the clubs.

Greedy, vain and ambitious personalities dominate English football.

For the first time a non-sports writer reveals the vanity and greed which endanger the national sport. Format Hardback 304 pages. Dimensions 160 x 241mm. Publication date 17 Feb 2003. Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd. Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom.

She is not a football fan but had been eager to know why so many followed the game with such devotion. At the match she realised that followers of a team are really part of a family. Outside of football there may be enough evidence to prove the politicians right, that society has indeed broken down. But those who follow the game know it can bring people together. The supporters of a team may or may not meet physically on match days, but the bond that ties them together is their team's fortunes. Except as permitted under the .

Greedy, vain and ambitious personalities dominate English football. From the author of devastating exposes of Mohamed Fayed, Richard Branson and, most recently, Geoffrey Robinson, BROKEN DREAMS is a superbly incisive account of how self-interested individuals, adopting questionable and predatory business methods, are exploiting the sport of football to earn billions of pounds and huge glory. Focusing on key figures including Terry Venables, Ken Bates, David Dein, Harry Redknapp, Rio Ferdinand and other famous agents, chairmen and managers, Tom Bower exposes the money, the politics, and the vicious battles behind the beautiful game. For the first time a non-sports writer reveals the vanity and greed which endanger the national sport.
Broken Dreams: Vanity, Greed And The Souring of British Football download epub
Author: Tom Bower
ISBN: 0743440331
Category: Sports & Outdoors
Language: English
Publisher: Simon & Schuster (October 6, 2003)
Pages: 416 pages