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From Goal line to Touch-Line
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,610. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Jack Crompton is one of only two surviving members of Manchester United's illustrious 1948 FA Cup winning side and the first to pen his autobiography. Jack served the club as goalkeeper, trainer and caretaker manager for almost 40 years between the 1940s and the 1980s.
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.
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.
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
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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.
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.
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.
Auf Wiedersehen Lads
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A Diary of the final days of the 2008/09 season
From Afghanistan to Temazepam
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The Diary of an SAFC Foot Soldier
Greenhoff!
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 81,250. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
One of the last youngsters scouted by Matt Busby, Brian Greenhoff joined the newly crowned European champions just weeks after their emotional Wembley triumph in 1968. He went on to make 268 appearances for the club scoring 17 goals winning a Second Division championship medal in 1974-75 and an FA Cup winner’s medal in 1976-77. "GREENHOFF!" is the story of one of United's best loved sons.
The Subs, The First Teamers and The Nicolas medinas
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,360. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sunderland XIs 1983-2012. Take a trip down memory lane and find out what is described as being the biggest mistake made on Wearside since the day David Speedie said to Gary Bennett ‘Jimmy Hill deserves a knighthood, grab me by the throat and throw me in the Clock Stand if you disagree.’
Ganterbury Tales
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,000. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Following Sunderland AFC away from home. From Arsenal to York, via Levi jackets to sleeping under the stars in the middle of some God forsaken roundabout, Ganterbury Tales chronicles each away game using an "extensive knowledge" of the English alphabet.
More 24 Hour SAFC People
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Another anthology of two dozen short stories by SAFC supporters.