Mark Worrall

Biography

Mainly associated with sharing the experience of watching Chelsea Football Club ... 'Over Land and Sea', 'One Man Went to Mow', 'Chelsea here Chelsea there' and 'Making History, Not Reliving It'... Mark Worrall has also written on a wide range of subjects related to working class popular culture and has extended his literary activity into fiction ... 'Blue Murder' and 'My Father's Son,' as well as publishing works by fellow Chelsea supporters Kelvin Barker, Walter Otton and Al Gregg. Worrall's 'Chelsea Chronicles' series represent compendiums of articles written for the cfcuk fanzine and ESPN.

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Books

Chelsea Chronicles Volume Four
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Series: Chelsea Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Jose Mourinho is back at Stamford Bridge. The Messiah returned. Is Jose still special? Can he deliver a second time around? The media are in a frenzy, and Blues supporters are daring to dream of silverware and lording it against their rivals. It all starts well enough of course, but Chelsea being Chelsea nothing goes quite as planned and glorious unpredictability is lurking everywhere.
Making History, Not Reliving It
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Making History, Not Reliving It recounts the first decade of Roman's rule in London mirrored against a backdrop of an ever-changing, social-media-driven, angst and envy-ridden world where the revolving door of change seems to spin as fast as that of the manager's at Stamford Bridge. Season-by-season detail is entertainingly supplemented with news and entertainment bulletins.
Chelsea Chronicles Volume Three
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Series: Chelsea Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
With Carlo Ancelotti the latest manager to exit Stamford Bridge unceremoniously, the stage is set fair for the arrival of young pretender Andre Villas-Boas. It’s a disaster waiting to happen, but as is often the case, glorious unpredictability looms large and this latest series of Chelsea Chronicles details, from a fans perspective, the visceral highs and lows as the managerial pendulum swings.
Chelsea Chronicles Volume Two
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Series: Chelsea Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Chelsea Chronicles volume two is the second in the series of ‘best of’ anthologies by Blues author Mark Worrall and comprises of articles written specifically for the legendary cfcuk fanzine. Spanning the reign of former manager Carlo Ancelotti, Chelsea Chronicles volume two provides a supporter's insight into the usual glorious unpredictably as Carlo delivers the Double then gets sacked!
Chelsea Chronicles volume one
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Series: Chelsea Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
An anthology based on the Mark's writings for CFCnet and the legendary cfcuk fanzine, Chelsea Chronicles volume one captures in heartfelt, humorous, diary format prose a period in Blues history when many fans couldn't quite believe what was going on at Stamford Bridge.
One Man Went to Mow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,230. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Picking up where the bestselling 'Over Land and Sea' left off, we join Marco in July 2006 as he sets off on another True Blue odyssey. From Sofia to Barcelona, Bremen to Porto, Valencia to Liverpool and Stamford Bridge to Wembley, 'One Man Went To Mow', is a uniquely entertaining, vibrant and fascinating fly on the wall travelogue of one fans near religious quest for footballing redemption.
Blue Murder Chelsea Till I Die
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 111,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
money, sex, drugs, rock and roll and chelsea fc, johnny nipper is deeply preoccupied with them all. for thirty years he’s had it all his own way, double crossing and dealing his way through life without a care in the world until the day he gets it all wrong. based on a true story, blue murder stylishly explores the morality of greed, revenge and violence.
Chelsea here Chelsea there
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 91,620. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
a flawless time capsule for fans seeking a trip down memory lane or those on the lookout for enlightenment in the ways of the old school, chelsea here chelsea there presents a compelling assemblage of fascinating player interviews, rare and previously unseen photographs and the anecdotal recollections of a broad cross section of blues fans present on that special day at highbury back in 1984.
Over Land and Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,240. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Over Land and Sea is a wickedly entertaining chronicle of Chelsea FC's dramatic attempt to win the European Champions League during what turned out to be one of the most tumultuous periods in the club's history, the season Roman Abramovich bought the football club.

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