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By Alex Cassidy

In 1991, their first 12 months of lifestyles, the London Monarchs gained the 1st global Bowl name at Wembley; although simply seven years later the crew had folded and rapidly disappeared from the wearing public's awareness. American Football's Forgotten Kings recounts the genuine tale of the one specialist American soccer workforce to ever exist in England. The publication info all of the Monarchs' seasons, either statistically concerning on-field functionality and culturally with the yank gamers' tales in their adventure in London. It additionally delves into the historical past of the NFL's ecu experiments, the realm League of yank soccer and NFL Europe. Chronicling the Monarchs' astounding upward thrust and surprising decline, Alex Cassidy has interviewed gamers, coaches and fanatics to pinpoint the successes and screw ups of the flagship eu franchise. Can the Monarchs scan be used as a case research for the way forward for gridiron, now extra well known than ever within the UK?

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