A Footballing Odyssey.

From Victorian lace warehouse assistant to founder of Milan Foot-Ball & Cricket Club, Herbert Kilpin came a long way from his humble roots in Nottingham.

But while he only played for the love of football and died in obscurity in 1916, his club went on to become one of the most successful and famous sides in the world: AC Milan.

This is Herbert Kilpin’s story. Regarded by many as the father of Italian football, to the fans of his club he is known, simply, as The Lord of Milan.

On the centenary of his death, finally Kilpin is coming home…

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Price: £10 + p&p

Available: 20th October 2016

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Price: £8

Available: Coming soon

Formats: epub, mobi (suitable for Amazon Kindle)

Coming Soon

We're collaborating with LeftLion to make a documentary about Herbert Kilpin, from his early life in the UK to becoming Lord of Milan. Check out the Kickstarter HERE

This book has been a grassroots movement, born out of love for the club, the sport, the cities and the story. Entirely self-funded and self-published, I hope you enjoy reading this story as much as I enjoyed writing it.

Please keep in touch and let me know what you think!

Robert Nieri