Football Book: The Teams, The Rules, The Leagues, The Tactics

£20.00

Discover the world’s best teams and biggest competitions with the ultimate visual guide to football, fully updated to include the results of the 2018 World Cup. Are you a keen player, a lifelong supporter, or simply an armchair football manager? ‘The Football Book’ has something for everyone, packed with stats and facts. From the history of football to the most recent tournaments, it reveals the story behind the game. Profiling more than 65 of the world’s best sporting nations, including the winners of the 2018 World Cup, France, the biggest names in club football, and looking at techniques from free-kicks to block tackling, this is the ultimate guide to the beautiful game.

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Description

Get in-depth knowledge about everything football from the rules of the game, various skills and tactics, legendary players, and the World Cup.

Ever wondered when and where football was played for the first time? Do you know the history of the first football association? Have you explored the science behind the sport? From the early football events to the most recent tournaments, The Football Book reveals a fascinating story. Follow the evolution of the ball itself, from inflated animal bladders to modern synthetic ones. Know what it feels like to walk in the specialized boots worn by the players – from studless ones from the 19th century to the modern ones with changeable screw-in studs.

Profiling more than 65 of the world’s best sporting nations, World Cup winners, and looking at techniques from free-kicks to block tackling, this is the ultimate guide to the beautiful game. It includes bite-sized biographies of superstar players and results from all major tournaments, as well as details about different national teams and clubs.

Whether you are a keen player, a lifelong club supporter, or an armchair football manager, The Football Book is packed with amazing pictures and facts to interest new and old fans of the “beautiful game”.

Additional information

Weight 1.502 kg
Dimensions 26.1 × 19.5 × 3 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

400

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

796.334 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K