Jonathan Clegg is a senior editor for The Wall Street Journal, his work has also written for the Daily Telegraph, the Independent and FourFourTwo magazine. Joshua Robinson is the European sports correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, and has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post and Sports Illustrated.
A fascinating and necessary investigation into the forces that led to the creation of the Premier League. Meticulous in its research - Jonathan Wilson, author of Inverting the PyramidClegg and Robinson are expert storytellers in unspooling the narrative of one of Britain's most successful exports, illustrating the creative tensions between owners that made it possible. The work is at once thorough but also readable and entertaining, with protagonists presented as real live characters, rather than faceless suits: a testament to their reporting and writing skills - Gabriele MarcottiRichly detailed, remarkably told . . . Clegg and Robinson provide unparalleled access to the people who make the league go' - Billy BeaneAn excellent recap, with wonderful access and forensic detail on the Premier League's rise to global alpha status... All told with an arch sense of humour - The Guardian