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About this book

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1981
Peter Owen Ltd
0720605814 [ISBN]

Herbert Chapman - Football Emperor: A Study in the Origins of Modern Soccer

Herbert Chapman was the first of the modern-style football managers. He managed Leeds City from 1912-1918. During the 1920s and '30s, as manager of Huddersfield Town and Arsenal, he transformed the manager's role from powerless servant of the chairman and board to autocrat.


Features three chapters on Chapman's time at Leeds City, detailing his successfull period at the club, followed by the disastrous events that led to Leeds City being expelled from the league and disbanded. Several later mentions of Leeds United as well.

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