The Man Who Saved FC Barcelona – The Remarkable Life of Patrick O'Connell

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Author(s): Sue O'Connell

SKU: 9781445654683 Barcode: 9781445654683

A fascinating biography of Patrick O'Connell, an Irish footballer who played for clubs including Sheffield Wednesday, Hull City and Manchester United during the early 20th Century. O'Connell later achieved managerial success at a number of clubs in Spain and was manager of FC Barcelona when La Liga was suspended during the Spanish Civil War whereupon he led Barca on a tour of Mexico which cleared their debts and saved the club from extinction. Published in 2016.

Size: 156mm x 234mm – 224 pages.