Books tagged: soccer history

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This Simple Game
By Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Ken Barnes was widely regarded as one of the finest footballers of his generation never to have won an England cap. During a distinguished playing career with Manchester City, Ken appeared in the FA Cup finals of 1955 and 1956 and later captained the club before retiring in the early 60s.
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley
By Mel Gomes
Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
Unofficial Football World Champions
By Paul Brown
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 45,360. Language: British English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
An alternative soccer history involving legendary teams and footballing minnows, classic finals and forgotten friendlies, celebrated players and unsung heroes. Unofficial Football World Champions reveals international football's real champions and offers up a fresh perspective on the greatest game in the world. New revised and updated edition.
Back From The Brink
By Justin Blundell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Real Madrid & Barcelona: the Making of a Rivalry
By Elliott Turner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A close look at one of sport's great rivalries: Real Madrid and Barcelona.