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Be Careful What You Wish For Ever dreamed of owning your boyhood football club Be careful what you wish for Simon 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 formillion and bought his childhood 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 and 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 you will ever read Birmingham Post



10 thoughts on “Be Careful What You Wish For

  1. says:

    Very enjoyable read I wouldn t have expected a football owner s story to be so readable but then Simon Jordan was never your 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 years Well w


  2. says:

    If you have gone and watched your football team play against Crystal Palace in the last decade, chances are you would have chanted Simon Jordan is a w nker alongside 10,000 or so of your fellow fans at the top of your lungs.Perhaps this is not the best endorsement for Simon Jordan and his book, but how many other football chairman can you think of that wascontroversi


  3. says:

    This best selling autobiography will stagger you at the greed, dishonesty, pettiness, and stupidity of a large percentage of the footballing fraternity A well written and best selling page turning read.The GR blurb Ever dreamed of owning your boyhood football club Simon Jordan grew up a stone s throw from Crystal Palace Football Club As a boy he used to break into the Pa


  4. says:

    As a Crystal Palace supporter for nearly 60 years, 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 the confirmation that football agents, the egregious F.A hierarchy, the business financial mincing machine the part playe As a Crystal Palace supporter for nearly 60


  5. says:

    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 qualities 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


  6. says:

    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 you 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 onpersonal issues which is good Of course it s only one


  7. says:

    The ego has landedMixed feelings about this book.Some interesting I insights into football club ownership and the whole culture of football especially the current unhealthy grip of agents..I did not however warm to the author,something almost Trumpian in his appointment and then dismissal of managers and others that he really knew were not suitable from the outsetPerhaps it is inevitabl


  8. says:

    This is an enthralling read and one that football fans of any club should enjoy This is an autobiography of 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


  9. says:

    Best football related book I ve read Very interesting to learn about what really happens in relation to transfers players chairmen agents Also the way he made his money, bought Palace and lost Palace.The 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 e


  10. says:

    SuperbI wanted not to like this guy He, so I thought, is cocky arrogant etc But I was absolutely grilled by the narrative from the beginning Found myself warming greatly to Mr Jordan, and his exposay of the shabby world of football I d highly recommend this book


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