Simon Inglis

Simon Inglis

Simon Inglis is a British writer and broadcaster, most notably about football and stadiums.

Inglis was born in Birmingham and is currently editor of the "Played in Britain" series on sporting heritage, published by "English Heritage". He is an avid Aston Villa fan.

In December 2005 he was described as an "iconoclastic historian" and "a national treasure who must be encouraged at all costs". His recent illustrated biography of the Scottish football ground designer Archibald Leitch, "Engineering Archie" [cite news| last=Whitehead| first=Richard| title=Man who built his place in history | date=18 April 2005 | publisher=The Times | url=,,27-1573777,00.html] , was runner up in the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2005.

elected bibliography

*"Soccer In The Dock "ISBN 0-00-218162-2
*"League football and the men who made it : the official centenary history of the Football League, 1888-1988" ISBN 0-00-218242-4
*"Football Grounds of England and Wales" ISBN 0-00-218189-4
*"Football Grounds of Britain" ISBN 0-00-218426-5
*"Villa Park, 100 years" ISBN 0-946866-43-0
*"The Football Grounds of Europe" ISBN 0-00-218305-6
*"Sightlines: A Stadium Odyssey "ISBN 0-224-05968-8
*"Played in Manchester : the architectural heritage of a city at play "(Played in Britain Series) ISBN 1-873592-78-7
*"Engineering Archie: Archibald Leitch - Football Ground Designer" (Played in Britain Series) ISBN 1-85074-918-3
*" A Load of Old Balls "(Played in Britain series) ISBN 0-9547445-2-7


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