The Potemkin League

Year
2010
Duration
39 minutes

In 2005 the Glazer family took over Man United in Footballs first leveraged buyout. In 2007 America duo Tom Hicks and George Gillett purchased Liverpool football club in the same manner despite promises to the contrary. The Potemkin league chronicled the unfortunate ownership of the two Americans and found a city and culture that was diametrically opposed to their methods. The documentary discovers the Shankly spirit, crushed by the Thatcher years, awakened in the city and followed the events as they unfold. Director: Michael Oswald; Writer: Mike Horwath; Stars: David Bick, Patrick Duggan and Tony Evans

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