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Delirium: My Fascination for the 1978 World Cup Final
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
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The 1978 World Cup Final was one of the most spectacular but controversial sporting events in recent memory. All of Argentina, backed by the ruling military junta was willing them to win against a talented Dutch Team. This is my take on a truly gripping but heavily tarnished match and the events that surrounded it.
Soccer Brain: The 4C Coaching Model for Developing World Class Player Mindsets and a Winning Football Team
Series: Peak Performance, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,170. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Coaching soccer is demanding. Impossible to perfect, it requires a broad knowledge of many performance areas including technique, tactics, psychology and the social aspects of human development. The first two components are covered in detail in many texts – but Soccer Brain uniquely offers a comprehensive guide to developing the latter two – player mindsets and winning teams.
The Way Forward: Solutions to England's Football Failings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
English football is in a state of crisis. It has been almost 50 years since England made the final of a major championship and the national sides, at all levels, continue to disappoint and underperform. In The Way Forward, football coach Matthew Whitehouse examines the causes of English football’s decline and offers a number of areas where change and improvement need to be implemented immediately.
Chelsea Chronicles Volume Two
Series: Chelsea Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Chelsea Chronicles volume two is the second in the series of ‘best of’ anthologies by Blues author Mark Worrall and comprises of articles written specifically for the legendary cfcuk fanzine. Spanning the reign of former manager Carlo Ancelotti, Chelsea Chronicles volume two provides a supporter's insight into the usual glorious unpredictably as Carlo delivers the Double then gets sacked!
Juve - Due Anni in Volo
Price: Free! Words: 16,650. Language: Italian. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
L'analisi tecnica e umana dei successi raccolti dalla squadra bianconera sotto la gestione di Antonio Conte. Con la prefazione di Giancarlo Padovan
Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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In 1988, 23-year-old American goalkeeper Justin Bryant thought a glorious career in professional soccer awaited him. But professional soccer, he found, is rarely easy. Small Time is the story of a life spent mostly in the backwaters of the game, battling numerous issues, but experiencing fleeting moments of triumph that no amount of money can buy. "A Fabulous Book" Neville Southall
Saturday Afternoon Fever A Year On The Road For Soccer Saturday
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
You might already know Johnny Phillips. He is a football reporter for Sky Sports’ Soccer Saturday programme. For the 2012/13 season, Johnny decided to do something different. He wanted to look beneath the veneer of household-name superstars and back-page glamour to chronicle a different side to our national sport...
20|13: A Tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. 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.
Teenage Kicks - The Story of Manchester City's 1986 FA Youth Cup Team
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
There wasn't much to cheer about for Manchester City fans during the mid-1980s. With the club's coffers empty following a disastrous series of signings at the start of the decade, City seemed in decline as attendances dwindled and interest waned. The only relief from the gloom came in the form of a talented crop of youngsters that arrived at the club from 1983 onwards.
Chelsea Chronicles volume one
Series: Chelsea Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
An anthology based on the Mark's writings for CFCnet and the legendary cfcuk fanzine, Chelsea Chronicles volume one captures in heartfelt, humorous, diary format prose a period in Blues history when many fans couldn't quite believe what was going on at Stamford Bridge.
The Red Eye
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,260. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. 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.
A Deeper Shade of Red
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 95,370. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Manchester United fan Mark was born to Liverpool-supporting parents and went to school a stone's throw from the Merseyside boundary. A Deeper Shade of Red is the of two clubs that grew up close together with very different values: differences that remain as pronounced now as ever. It's set within a footballing battleground, and Mark Nevin was right among the enemy bullets.
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 enquiries@empire-uk.com. 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
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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.
The Insiders Guide to Manchester
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,960. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. 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 enquiries@empire-uk.com. 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 enquiries@empire-uk.com. 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 enquiries@empire-uk.com. 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 enquiries@empire-uk.com. 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 enquiries@empire-uk.com. 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.