The story of Welsh football

319 RedDragonsThe condition of Welsh football is often serious but never dull, and the same can be said of Phil Stead's engagingly readable chronicle. It is history as one thing after another, stronger on anecdote than analysis. The prose is more solid than stylish but with flourishes such as the characterisation of Jerry Sherman, briefly and disastrously Newport County's owner, as having "the shifty-eyed evasiveness of a potion seller at a wild west show". Read more

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