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A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: Free! Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
There is Genius in Passion: Reflections on developing competence and self-belief through human movement
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Gordon Paterson reflects on the life experiences that led him to the threshold of his doctorate that focused on youth sport coaching strategies conducive to strengthening the self-esteem of school sport participants.
The Phoenix Project: How Chelsea rose from the brink to win the Champions League in 2011/12
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,990. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the story of Chelsea's 2011/12 double winning season. Inside you'll find interviews, match reports, analysis and much more. You will relive early promise of Villas Boas' reign to the squad implosion in Naples, to the guiding hand of Roberto Di Matteo who steadied the sinking ship and brought them through into the culmination of the most successful European season in Chelsea's history.
In My Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,610. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Gerry Blayney has been through highs and lows supporting his beloved Liverpool Football Club. From the glory of watching the reds win countless trophies to the death of relatives and friends, he has seen it all.
My Four World Cups 1998 2002 2006 2010
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This sparkling collection of football blogs is the second book spawned by ANR, a website with 120,000 readers worldwide The first was The Professor Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, published by Virgin in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008. These descriptions of the last four tournaments will refresh your memories, make you laugh, and contradict what you think you know. Hilarious, edgy and unique.
Making History, Not Reliving It
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 169,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Making History, Not Reliving It recounts the first decade of Roman's rule in London mirrored against a backdrop of an ever-changing, social-media-driven, angst and envy-ridden world where the revolving door of change seems to spin as fast as that of the manager's at Stamford Bridge. Season-by-season detail is entertainingly supplemented with news and entertainment bulletins.
20|13: A Tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sir Alex Ferguson has dominated English football for over 26 years. Now, having decided to call it a day, 20/13 pays tribute to the man's remarkable achievements by recounting each of Manchester United's 20 title triumphs from the Edwardian era to the present day and the 13 titles won by Sir Alex during his United reign.
The Red Eye
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,260. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
For any normal individual, a round the world trip of a lifetime would mean abandoning all thoughts of everyday life and embracing a jetset lifestyle. Not so David Blatt. While his long-suffering wife Hélène embarked upon a 90,000 mile global odyssey with thoughts of tickingoff as many of the world's wonders as possible, David felt the magnetic pull of the other love of his life, Manchester United.
The Insiders Guide to Manchester
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,960. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO MANCHESTER UNITED provides an in-depth look at both the significant and fleeting careers that have graced Manchester United. Alongside Ivan Ponting's comprehensive statistical analysis for each player, the entries will appear in debut order, offering an alternative chronology of the club while Doherty's comments will offer a former professional view of the players involved.
Back From The Brink
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The twenty-odd years that separated the First World War from the Second World War have often been referred to as the long weekend. This book follows the fortunes of Manchester United from Friday night to Sunday afternoon.
The Complete George Best
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,040. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: 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.
Celery! Representing Chelsea in the 1980s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,040. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: 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.
Blue Murder Chelsea Till I Die
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 111,790. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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.
Mancini: Diary of a Champion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,610. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the incredible inside story of Manchester City’s first title in 44 years and perhaps the most remarkable football season of all-time, written from the point of view of the man in the eye of the storm - City manager Roberto Mancini.
Ned Davy's Road to Redemption
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,730. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The story of a forty-mumble fat man turning his life around so that the All Blacks will win the Rugby World Cup 2011.
The Return of King Kenny - Liverpool FC's 2010-2011 Season from a Fan's Perspective (Unauthorised)
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 104,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Punked Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
At over 100,000 words, The Return of King Kenny is the most comprehensive guide yet published to Liverpool Football Club’s 2010-2011 season, arguably the most tumultuous of any in the club’s history. The previous lacklustre year had ended with the sacking of Rafael Benitez, which led the author of this book to believe that things could only get worse…
WHAT IT MEANS TO BE MEANS TO BE A TROJAN: PETE CARROLL AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S GREATEST PLAYERS
Series: USC TROJANS, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 119,760. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Interviews with Trojan legends.