We Were Really There

We Were Really There

The Rebirth of Manchester City
David Bernstein, with Tim Rich
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This is the story of how Manchester City was saved from oblivion - told by the man who oversaw the rescue operation. Without David Bernstein's work in five critical years as chairman, it is impossible to see how the 2008 takeover, which paved the way for the Guardiola era and unprecedented success, would have been possible.

Click here to watch David Bernstein on Talking City podcast

Click here to listen to David Bernstein on The Football Library

About the author

David Bernstein is a lifelong Manchester City fan who was chairman of the club from 1998 to 2003. He was non-executive chairman of French Connection and Ted Baker, and chairman of Wembley Stadium. David was appointed chairman of the FA in 2011, and was awarded a CBE for services to football in 2014. He has teamed up with football reporter and William Hill Sports Book of the Year-shortlisted author Tim Rich to tell his story.

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