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Chelsea FC in the Swinging ’60s: Football’s First Rock ‘n’ Roll Club

Nature, recreation and sports


by
Greg Tesser

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 4.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Kings Road was the pace to be in the 1960s, and their residents Chelsea FC were the original fashionable football club. More than forty years after Chelsea conquered Real Madrid in a dramatic European final, Greg Tesser relives the days when he was Britain’s youngest football agent. He will tell of his first meeting with club vice-chairman Richard Attenborough and how Peter Osgood became a TV star, thanks to one of the creators of Coronation Street. It was an era of glamour when soccer and showbiz came together for the first time. When the likes of Michael Crawford and Raquel Welch sat in th antiquated Stamford Bridge stands to marvel at th elan and flair of Charlie Cooke and The King of Stamford Bridge himself, the legendary Peter Osgood – even Steve McQueen got in on the act by visiting the changing-rooms before kick-off. Football, fashion and rock and roll – here’s what it was really like at Stamford Bridge in those heady times.

Kings Road was the pace to be in the 1960s, and their residents Chelsea FC were the original fashionable football club. More than forty years after Chelsea conquered Real Madrid in a dramatic European final, Greg Tesser relives the days when he was Britain’s youngest football agent. He will tell of his first meeting with club vice-chairman Richard Attenborough and how Peter Osgood became a TV star, thanks to one of the creators of Coronation Street. It was an era‚Ķ (more)

Kings Road was the pace to be in the 1960s, and their residents Chelsea FC were the original fashionable football club. More than forty years after Chelsea conquered Real Madrid in a dramatic European final, Greg Tesser relives the days when he was Britain’s youngest football agent. He will tell of his first meeting with club vice-chairman Richard Attenborough and how Peter Osgood became a TV star, thanks to one of the creators of Coronation Street. It was an era of glamour when soccer and showbiz came together for the first time. When the likes of Michael Crawford and Raquel Welch sat in th antiquated Stamford Bridge stands to marvel at th elan and flair of Charlie Cooke and The King of Stamford Bridge himself, the legendary Peter Osgood – even Steve McQueen got in on the act by visiting the changing-rooms before kick-off. Football, fashion and rock and roll – here’s what it was really like at Stamford Bridge in those heady times.

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