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Bob Lord of Burnley - Thomas, Dave, and Smith, Mike
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The biography of controversial Burnley chairman Bob Lord, the self-made butcher who ruled the club from 1955 to 1981. A blunt, opinionated leader, football's own 'Khrushchev' upset many with his views; but he was one of the first to run a club on businesslike lines, and oversaw a production line of top players then sold on to sustain his vision. From barrow boy to chairman of his beloved local club, the self-styled 'Lord of Burnley' built three fine teams during his tenure. He routinely banned reporters, and alienated fans ...

Bob Lord of Burnley 2019, Pitch Publishing Ltd, Hove

ISBN-13: 9781785315077