Archibald Leitch, the architect of the english football

The Scot Archibald Leitch was the first architect specialized in the design and construction of soccer stadiums. It started by raising Ibrox Park in his natal Glasgow before extending his radio of action to all the corners of the Islands. Between his more prominent works there are Highbury, Stamford Bridge, White Hart Lane, Goodison Park, Anfield, Craven Cottage, Fratton Park, Villa Park, Hillsborough, Ibrox Park and dozens more.

We interview in London the renowned historian and journalist Simon Inglis, author of the book “Engineering Archie“, which plans the life and work of the person who created the modern stadium. The place where the football transformed in the most popular sport of the world.

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