The inside story of how English Premier League came stateside and changed the game

John Landecker

29 Jan 1997: David Beckham of Manchester United (left) is challenged by Oyvind Leonhardsen of Wimbledon during the FA Carling Premier League match between Manchester United and Wimbledon at Old Trafford In Manchester. Manchester United won the match 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Mark Thompson /Allsport

In his new book, Transatlantic Passage, author and sports journalist Paul M. Banks breaks down how the most popular sports league in the world, the English Premier League, made its journey stateside and helped ‘the beautiful game’ explode in popularity.

He joins John Landecker in-studio to share the pivotal stories and personalities behind it all.

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