American Football's Forgotten Kings: The Rise and Fall of by Alex Cassidy

By Alex Cassidy

In 1991, their first yr of lifestyles, the London Monarchs gained the 1st international Bowl name at Wembley; notwithstanding simply seven years later the group had folded and speedily disappeared from the carrying public's cognizance. American Football's Forgotten Kings recounts the genuine tale of the one expert American soccer staff to ever exist in England. The ebook info all of the Monarchs' seasons, either statistically concerning on-field functionality and culturally with the yankee gamers' tales in their adventure in London. It additionally delves into the heritage of the NFL's eu experiments, the area League of yank soccer and NFL Europe. Chronicling the Monarchs' fabulous upward push and stunning decline, Alex Cassidy has interviewed gamers, coaches and lovers to pinpoint the successes and screw ups of the flagship eu franchise. Can the Monarchs test be used as a case learn for the way forward for gridiron, now extra well known than ever within the UK?

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