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In Search of the Double - AFC Sunderland 1912-13
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Although Charlie Buchan might still be a revered figure on Wearside, his team mates aren't and yet the 1912/13 season, which is the subject of this book, produced arguably the fi nest Sunderland team ever to grace the famous red and white striped shirts.
From Flat Cap to Bronx Hat
Price: Free! Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the first 3 parts of his autobiography, veteran West Bromwich Albion supporter Terry Wills remembers the peaks and troughs of supporting the club between 1940 and 1976. His experiences include the dangers of watching football during National Service, the downside of a 16 hour queue for tickets and the joy of four Wembley trips.
Of Bread and Circuses: The Story of Bountygate and the 2012 New Orleans Saints
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Of Bread and Circuses (OBAC) chronicles the New Orleans Saints' 2012 calendar year, and examines the events of Bountygate. OBAC revisits the Saints' 2012 calendar year; traces the roots of Bountygate; analyzes the saga's distortions and misconceptions; offers a wider context for the events; and theorizes on the scandal's legacy.
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.
From Goal line to Touch-Line
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,610. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: 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
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.
Sully: Grafting for England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: 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
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.
Chelsea here Chelsea there
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 91,620. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: 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
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Essay » Political
(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
Price: Free! Words: 68,760. Language: Danish. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,730. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Empire Publications. Categories: 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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A Diary of the final days of the 2008/09 season