Books tagged: football

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EFL
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A new football league is formed, the Enhanced Football League (EFL), where performing enhancing drugs are not only condoned, they’re encouraged. Two brothers, both athletes, take divergent paths through this new world of hall-of-fame chemists, freak players, rogue corporations, and bad dudes, navigating it with an eclectic band of family and friends, leading to love, loss and eventual redemption.
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.
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.
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.
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
Back From The Brink
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: 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 Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
Green Bay Packers Game Day Guide
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You set the price! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Your guide to Green Bay Packer game day, where the best tailgating is, best lodging options, player photo ops and getting the best tickets.
The Losing Game
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Inspector Tobias Sinclair of New Scotland Yard and his assistant, Sergeant Susan Lloyd try to solve the murder of footballer Jimmy Baxter.
Drunk on Sports
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by David Vigliano. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Far be it from Tim Cowlishaw to advise against drinking, as he admits that it got him the inside track on some of the best stories of his sports writing career. But Tim has learned the hard way the hazards of over-doing it, and shares his highs and lows in the entertaining, yet poignant Drunk on Sports. Follow along with amusing accounts of sports history, from head coach drama to Super Bowl wins.