Made in Watford:The remarkable story of an unlikely friendship that transformed a football club

Preston, John/ John, Elton


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The story of how one of Britain’s biggest stars transformed the fortunes of a struggling football club

Britain in the 1970s was beset by unrest and unemployment. Meanwhile, Watford FC were floundering in 92nd place at the bottom of the entire Football League. Enter Elton John, now the most successful rockstar in the world and a lifelong fan of the club.

Watford Forever is the remarkable story of Elton John’s ownership of Watford Football Club and its transformational journey to the top of the first division under iconic manager Graham Taylor. Filled with incredible stories about legendary players and unlikely heroes, from Luther Blissett to Ross Jenkins, and a loveable supporting cast of eclectic characters, this a tribute to football’s unlikeliest friendship and one of sport’s great underdog stories.

Format: Hardback
Imprint: Penguin
Publication date: 01/09/2023

ISBN: 9780241597903 Category: