THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

Agents, Rovers and Cricket Loving Owners

310 RoversI was 100 pages into reading Agents, Rovers and Cricket Loving Owners when Steve Kean resigned from Blackburn Rovers. The author, Michael Blackburn, pours so much of his heart and soul into describing the pain both Kean and Venky's have caused the club's support that my first thought on hearing the news was for him. His book is a history of Venky's takeover from the perspective of an exasperated fan living through it. Read more

Related articles

How defender Paul Warhurst (briefly) became the country's most fearsome striker
In the early 1990s an unassuming defender was transformed into the hottest forward in England, firing his team to two cup finals before a...
How "they won" became "we won" – the rise of the partisan football fanatic
In the game's early days matches were mostly watched by curious observers but, as crowds increased, clubs started to provide their followers with a...
On The Brink: A journey through English football’s north west by Simon Hughes
DeCoubertin Books, £16.99Reviewed by Charles MorrisFrom WSC 370, December 2017Buy the book The north-west has always been at the heart of...