Richer Than God

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Richer Than God tells the story of English football’s transformation – from the battlegrounds of the 1980s to today’s moneyed, seated, global entertainment. Conn weaves this account into his own journey from childhood fan of Manchester City to investigating the club’s extraordinary takeover by Sheikh Mansour of Abu Dhabi. This heartfelt narrative captures the passion people have for their football clubs, while questioning the values and running of what used to be called ‘the people’s game’.