How Steve Bloomer’s Footballers Survived a First World War Prison Camp
“The real Escape to Victory.”
– Sports Journalists’ Association
A History of Football Fans
“An impeccably sourced primer on what has happened to fans down the ages” – When Saturday Comes
The extraordinary true story of Steve Bloomer and the Ruhleben Football Association – a tale of sport and survival behind barbed-wire fences.
MEDIUM: SOCCER STORIES
Arthur Pember titillated Victorian New York as an investigative journalist but before that, he was the first president of England’s Football Association.
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