Sir Walter Winterbottom – The Father of Modern English Football
- Football Book of the Year – Shortlisted
The first England team manager and an innovator of modern coaching, Sir Walter Winterbottom was arguably the most influential man in English football. With interviews and insights from top football names, this book – written by Winterbottom’s son-in-law – also draws on personal diaries, photographs and letters. However, this is more than just a biography of one man – it’s the story of how modern football came about.