The Premier League is the most watched sports league in the world, broadcast into 188 countries and watched by 3.2 billion people worldwide. It revolutionised football, transforming the beautiful game into a multi-billion-pound business and making its biggest stars millionaires. Fever Pitch tells the inside story of the formation of the league, from the early discussions with Rupert Murdoch about how Sky could be at the heart of this new league, to the bitter rivalries and radical new managers who changed the face of football forever. With insight from football’s biggest names, this is the inside track on the Premier League as you’ve never heard it before. From David Beckham to Eric Cantona, Peter Schmeichel to Gary Neville, this book is full of exclusive interviews that give fascinating insight into the biggest sports league in the world from the people who made it happen.
‘The recognition our game gets is astonishing and the love of the Premier League is undeniable’ Alan Shearer
‘It’s what it should be about – enthralling, exciting, magic, taking risks, playing attacking football’ Gary Neville