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About this book

New Generation Publishing
978-1789555950 [ISBN]

The Damned City


But it’s a battle for Leeds City to survive.

1912 – the legendary Herbert Chapman joins Leeds City as manager.

His mission: to turn Leeds City into a footballing force.

One of his first signings is youngster Jimmy Jack, recruited from the local leagues.

All looks good. Until 1914, and the outbreak of World War 1.

The war has a massive effect on the destiny of Leeds City and Jimmy Jack.

This gripping novel tells the story of Leeds City throughout the war years.

How the club’s high hopes turned into a nightmare.

How Jimmy Jack turned from footballer into war hero.

How Herbert Chapman found a new role in the war.

How Leeds City fell foul of the Football League.

And how Leeds United rose as the phoenix from Leeds City’s ashes…" -- from the publisher.

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