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Be Careful What You Wish ForWhich is good Of course it s only one man s story and of course he will most likely have been kinder to himself than to course he will most likely have been kinder to himself than to enemies but regardless it still provides a great insight into the bizarre and illogical world in which football operates and the many shady characters within itI was one of the many football fans who disliked Simon Jordan for no reason than his unusual appearance and smarmy personality on TV but over the course of the book I grew like him to a certain extent and really feel sorry for him the end I shared his frustration feel sorry for him towards the end I shared his frustration agents and at the football establishment in general which is severely in need of modernisation Jordan serves as a refreshing antidote to the hypocrisy greed and self serving agendas that pervade the modern game He can be blunt forthright and uncompromising While these are not ualities I normally find particularly endearing in a person I really admire Jordan for his tenacity and bravery in lifting the lid on some of the ills of modern day football Agents are painted in a particularly treacherous light but then again their reptilian practices are by now well known to the majority of us who follow the game Jordan has mastered the withering comical put down and there are some hilarious passages and lines in here The books flows at a nice pace and the writing style reflects Jordan s brash engaging style His passion for Crystal Palace shines through et he certainly seemed to be saddled with a thankless task fraught with obstacles arguments and disputes at every turn This is an excellent lid lifting book and provides a fascinating insight into the life of one of Britain s most successful and talented Black Women's Activism: Reading African American Women's Historical Romances (African American Literature and Culture: Expanding and Exploding the Boundaries, 5) young entrepreneurs and football chairmen As a Crystal Palace supporter for nearly 60ears Simon Jordan s topsy turvy ownership of South London s most despised club why do so many other club s supporters hate us so viciously this was both a revelation a confirmation the revelations about individual players managers were often shockingtheir greediness their dishonesty their shamelessness the confirmation that football agents the egregious FA hierarchy the business financial mincing machine the part played by sheer luck are a cruel punishmentall these factors combine to make this 2012 expose by a oung thrusting interloper from Croydon worth the effort to wade throughup to the waist in the slime ordure of late 20thearly 21. D club By the age of forty two Palace was in administration and Jordan had lost nigh on everything Be Careful What You Wish For lifts the lid on the owner’s story and reveals for the first time how the national game really works Jordan spares no one least of all himself as he takes us inside a world where hopes and aspirations sit alongside greed self interest overpriced players dodgy transfers an. ,


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St century commercial ethics business practice From rags to richesmobile phones to feature filmsfrom lower league to Premierit s a bumpy ride told with colour insightCrystal Palace now 10 ears on sit 11th in the Premier League table are owned managed supported by localsand ou can t 11th in the Premier League table are owned managed supported by localsand ou can t that about any other club in the world can ou Simon Jordan set the benchmark for aspiring football clubs to take on the giants in their flashy theatres of dreams ultimately failedBut he went down with a bangThe best bits are about the footballers Their Personalitiestheir Characters Being Mostly Unreliable I personalitiestheir characters being mostly unreliable I with Simon Jordanhaving to Deal With Such Paragons But with such paragons but is honest enough to admit that he played them at their own gamewith his own ill gotten gains almost lost his soul This best selling autobiography will stagger ou at the greed dishonesty pettiness and stupidity of a large percentage of the footballing fraternity A well written and best selling page turning readThe GR blurbEver dreamed of owning The Voyage of the Iron Dragon Saga of the Iron Dragon your boyhood football clubSimon Jordan grew up a stone s throw from Crystal Palace Football Club As a boy he used to break into the Palace ground for a kick about on the hallowed turf On leaving school he entered the mobile phone business By the age of thirty two he d built a company from nothing sold it for 75 million and bought his childhood club By the age of forty two Palace was in administration and Jordan had lost nigh on everythingBe Careful What You Wish For lifts the lid on the owner s story and reveals for the first time how the national game really works Jordan spares no one least of all himself as he takes us inside a world where hopes and aspirations sit alongside gre Ifou have gone and watched The Intelligent Web your football team play against Crystal Palace in the last decade chances areou would have chanted Simon Jordan is a wnker alongside 10000 or so of our fellow fans at the top of our lungsPerhaps this is not the best endorsement for Simon Jordan and h Very enjoyable read I wouldn t have expected a football owner s story to be so readable but then Simon Jordan was never our typical owner So even though I don t support Crystal Palace the stories the insights and way that deals loans and finances are structured makes for captivating reading And Simon employed and met some real characters over the ears Well worth a read if Music as Alchemy you likeour football autobiographies. D top level incompetence He doesn’t hold backBreathtakingly honest highly controversial humorous and full of jaw dropping anecdotes Be Careful What You Wish For is far than a football book It is a social commentary on the culture of great wealth and ambition; a Shakespearean tragedy that exposes the dark side of chasing a dream‘One of the best football books ou will ever read’ Birmingham Post. An interesting look at the business of running a football team from the perspective of an owner I Didn T Really Warm To t really warm to writer who I m not familiar with but he is certainly entertaining out spoken and doesn t hold *back Ultimately I was left wondering why anyone would aspire to own their team Best football related book *Ultimately I was left wondering why anyone would aspire to own their team Best football related book ve read Very interesting to learn about what really happens in relation to transfersplayerschairmenagents Also the way he made his money bought Palace and lost PalaceThe book reflects his manner when being interviewed forthright honest and bold Always interesting to listen to Just as enjoyable to read about especially as he s the author Can t recommend this enough This is an enthralling read and one that football fans of any Club Should Enjoy This Is An Autobiography should enjoy This is an autobiography Simon Jordan It recounts his early business life and certainly brings across his personality and passion The character and passion of the author as well as his humour made this a real page turner The book focusses on his spell as Chairman of Crystal Palace Football Club and how that unravelled due to financial issues brought on my the credit crunch The book provides plenty of insight to the runnings of football clubs and the author s intelligence and wit shines through This was a fascinating read The ego has landedMixed feelings about this bookSome interesting I insights into football club ownership and the whole culture of football especially the current unhealthy grip of agentsI did not however warm to the authorsomething almost Trumpian in his appointment and then dismissal of managers and others that he really knew were not suitable from the outsetPerhaps it is inevitable that someone in his line of business Will not exactly be Mother Teresa and the last few paragraphs demonstrate a humble conclusionAlso anyone who backs The Specials cannot be all bad It would be fascinating to hear perspectives of others involved to provide balance to a story of martyrdomWorth a read though and I suspect it will not be the last we hear of Mr Jordan Very enjoyable and interesting read for anyone who loves the game You don t have to be a Palace fan to enjoy it nor do ou have to be particularly fond of Simon Jordan While we do get to learn about how he built his multi million pound fortune the majority of the book is based on his work in football and only briefly touches on personal issues. Ever dreamed of owning Me, the Boy, and The Monster your boyhood football club Be careful whatou wish forSimon Jordan grew up a stone’s throw from Crystal Palace Football Club As a boy he used to break into the Palace ground for a kick about on the hallowed turf On leaving school he entered the mobile phone business By the age of thirty two he’d built a company from nothing sold it for £75 million and bought his childhoo. ,