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Section 6: a memoir of family, football and fandom
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of family, football and fandom celebrating the sixty year romance between the Garsons and the Cleveland Browns.
The Complete George Best
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,040. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
George Best is widely regarded as the finest footballer ever produced by the British Isles. His death in November 2006 prompted lengthy analysis of his career and his standing in the game, a debate 'The Complete George Best' will help settle.
The Complete Eric Cantona
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Eric Cantona's career at Old Trafford lasted only 5 years but its lasting impact is still being felt today. During that comparatively small span, Cantona's dedication and self-confidence enabled a club to emerge from over a quarter of a century of failure and self-doubt. Cantona's career before he arrived in England had been nomadic at best, self-destructive at worst.
Old Trafford: 100 Years of the Theatre of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In the past 100 years Old Trafford has hosted World Cup and European Championship matches, FA Cup Finals and a Champions League Final and has witnessed countless United wins, draws and defeats. Yet it endures, above all, as a monument to the vision of the club's founder and first patron John Henry Davies.
The Story of the Green & Gold: Newton Heath 1878 to 1902
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The Green and Gold campaign recently launched by Manchester United fans against the club's owners, the Glazer family, took its inspiration from the colors of the original Newton Heath club from which United emerged in 1902. This book attempts to explain the characters and history of that club.
Sully: Grafting for England
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The early 1980s was a golden age for football hooliganism and shoplifting in Europe. With security forces on the continent yet to fully realise the extent of the English Disease and security relaxed in even the most expensive shops, Europe was ripe for pillage and Sully was one of many to take full advantage - funding his trips following the national team with ill-gotten gains.
When Football Was Fun
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Over 40 years spent at the cutting edge of football reporting for "The Daily Mirror," "Daily Express" and "Today" newspapers, gave Derek Potter a unique insight into the characters of legendary personalities in the game.
All Shook Up: Bury FC's Amazing Cup Story - FA Cup Winners 1900 & 1903
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the incredible true story of the Lancashire team who dominated the world's first cup competition at the beginning of the 20th century. Bury FC, FA Cup winners in 1900 and 1903, won the famous competition before Manchester United were formed and 65 years before Liverpool finally triumphed.
Celery! Representing Chelsea in the 1980s
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 213,910. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Gate 17. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Celery! Representing Chelsea in the 1980s is a definitive period piece of True Blue writing which captures in amazing detail the trials and tribulations, the laughter and the tears, and the joy and pain of both watching and playing for Chelsea Football Club during a truly remarkable decade in the club's history.
Four Downs
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Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General
'Four Downs' is a football magazine written in a question and answer format that discusses the fictional US-CFL football league. This football league, created by an 11 year-old NFL fan, is so vivid the players pop off the page. Eg.- "The Adam Armageddon"- Adam Jackson, Campbell and Bowes, are three wide receivers for the Georgia Knights who present a triple threat to opposing defences.
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.
America's Passion: How a Coal Miner's Game Became the NFL in the 20th Century
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(4.00 from 1 review)
The National Football League is the premier sport in the United States. But it always wasn't that way. Author Evan Weiner takes us back to the days when the NFL was a mom and pop store operation with the players and others who witnessed the league's growth first hand. The game started in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania and is a multi-billion dollar business today.
FodBoldøje - en rejse i fodboldens univers
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Price: Free! Words: 68,760. Language: Danish. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Fodbold i Afrikas slumghettoer, lokalderby i Rio og fanoprør i de lavere engelske fodboldrækker. "FodBoldøje" beskriver de følelser, fodbolden påfører mennesker i alle aldre og alle kulturer. Bogen er en personlig rejseskildring i fodboldens mangeartede univers. Ti lande, elleve historier om mennesker og deres største lidenskab. Om politik, historie, kultur, men mest af alt - om fodbold.
The Fifteenth Attempt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,150. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
On the African continent, the question of who reigns supreme in soccer is settled every two years at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Please tag along as this book traces the history path undertaken by the current African champions, Zambia from 1974 to 2012. Enjoy the commentary, the drama, the tears, the betrayals, the controversies, the goals and the inside outlook of Zambia's success story
Rothschild's Guide to Football Handicapping
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
John Rothschild appears on ESPN Radio, Comcast TV and Sportsbook Review. His user friendly approach will benefit the seasoned professional, or the amateur. You'll enjoy John's comedic writing style which includes: 1. Thinking "Outside of the Box" to own almost anything you want. 2. Some of the dumbest wagers ever made. 3. A final exam to test what you've learned.
Aaron Torres Presents: The Year in Sports 2012 A Collection of the Year’s Best Names, and Storylines from the World of Sports and Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The year 2012 really was a fantastic year in sports, and join author, journalist and blogger Aaron Torres in looking back at it all, through a collection of his best articles from the website www.aarontorres-sports.com.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: SEC Football
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This eBook includes all 14 SEC titles in the 51 QUESTIONS FOR THE DIEHARD FAN trivia series: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, and Vanderbilt. In total there are 714 trivia questions dedicated to SEC football—51 for each team.
Violence in Rugby
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,350. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book focusses on unsanctioned violence in rugby, and describes rugby's most renowned violent deeds, profiles infamous players and chronicles the most notorious incidents. It examines violence in the past, how rugby violence is changing in the modern game and its relationship with the criminal and civil law. This is the first book to explore violence in rugby in the widest sense.
The Forgotten Legends
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,730. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Let us take a nostalgic trip back in time to the age of Harry Stafford, Charlie Roberts, Sandy Turnbull, Joe Spence, Johnny Carey and Jack Rowley. These were the greats who made Manchester United great. They could lick creation then have a laugh about it.