Charlton Athletic a History

Charlton Athletic a History

by David Ramzan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781445616575
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Publication date: 01/02/2015
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

David C. Ramzan has written and illustrated a series of books on topics including football, pirates and cookery, as well as researching the history and heritage of his local area, Greenwich. He has previously worked in the food and drinks industry, where he directed photographic shoots for publications and worked with major suppliers, and he now works in special needs education, developing independent living and healthy lifestyle projects.

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 In Support of a Club 7

2 A Journey to Catford Mount and Back 13

3 The Arrival of the Timber Merchants 17

4 At the Cost of Financial Investment 29

5 Trendy Days of Football 39

6 Raising Prices and Losing Support 46

7 Grounds for Closure 55

8 Arrival of a Football Superstar 59

9 A Move Too Far 66

10 The Valley Homecoming 96

11 Football Becomes Big Business 107

12 A Premier Excursion 111

13 Into a New Century as Champions 116

14 A Team of Veterans, Former Players and Archivists 121

15 100 Years of History 131

15 A Change in Fortunes and Club Ownership 142

16 Trusting in the Loyal Supporters 146

17 Boardroom Transition 148

Bibliography 159

Acknowledgements 160

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