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Soccer

  • 1966by Bobby Charlton

    Random House 2016; US$ 28.19

    In 1966 England won the World Cup at Wembley. Sir Bobby Charlton, England?s greatest ever player, was there on the pitch. Now, fifty years on, Sir Bobby looks back on the most glorious moment of his life and England's greatest sporting achievement. In 1966 he takes us through the build-up to the tournament and to the final itself, describing what... more...

  • Fifty Years of Hurtby Henry Winter

    Transworld 2016; US$ 28.19

    'England invented football, codified it, became champions of the world in 1966 but humiliatingly then forgot how to play the greatest game of all. England took their eye off a ball they arrogantly thought they owned, allowing other nations to run off with it.' It has been Fifty Years of Hurt since Bobby Moore lifted the World Cup trophy at Wembley,... more...

  • Quiet Leadershipby Carlo Ancelotti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 23.96

    Carlo Ancelotti is one of the greatest managers of all time, with five Champions League titles to his name. Yet his approach could not be further from the aggressive theatricals favoured by many of his rivals. His understated style has earned him the fierce loyalty of players like David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo. In Quiet... more...

  • And the Sun Shines Nowby Adrian Tempany

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 11.65

    On 15 April 1989, 96 people were fatally injured on a football terrace at an FA Cup semi-final in Sheffield. The Hillsborough disaster was broadcast live on the BBC; it left millions of people traumatised, and English football in ruins. And the Sun Shines Now is not a book about Hillsborough. It is a book about what arrived in the wake of... more...

  • 1966, And Not All Thatby Mark Perryman

    Watkins Media Ltd 2016; US$ 9.99

    A unique 50th anniversary collection of superlative writing and new football thinking. A first-ever oral history of 66 combined with match reports provided by writers from each of the countries England played, create a highly original view of the tournament - how the fans watched the games, the stadia, the newspaper and TV reporting are each revisited.... more...

  • Out of Timeby Peter Chapman

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 20.99

    In the summer of 1966 Peter Chapman was a naive 18-year-old from the Angel in north London. He was just about to enter the world of work, having flunked his A Levels and recently discovered that he would not be fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional footballer at Leyton Orient. As a young man on the brink of adulthood, he found himself in... more...

  • The Jimmy Hill Storyby Jimmy Hill

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; Not Available

    'In many ways Jimmy Hill was football. He was a true great of the game.' - Greg Dyke, Chairman of the Football Association Jimmy Hill died on 19th December 2015 but very much remains a household name. Renowned for his outspoken views, recognised the world over by his famous profile, only he saw football from every side: as player, coach, manager,... more...

  • Soccer Without Bordersby Erik Kirschbaum; Jürgen Klinsmann

    Picador 2016; US$ 25.99

    A GAME-CHANGING AND FASCINATING BOOK ON HOW TO USE WISDOM FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO CREATE A LASTING, POWERFUL SOCCER TEAM, BY ONE OF THE SPORT'S MOST ICONIC AND EFFECTIVE COACHES Jurgen Klinsmann, head coach of the U.S. men's national soccer team, has become a household name after the United States' unprecedentedly strong run at the 2014 World... more...

  • The Romford Peléby Ray Parlour; Arsène Wenger

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER The Trophies ? The Tuesday Club ? The Prawn Crackers ? Marc Overmars may have given him the nickname, but the Romford Pele is a legend in his own right. Over 16 action-packed years, from a trainee scrubbing the boots of the first XI, to a record-breaking 333 Premier League appearances, Ray Parlour?s... more...

  • The Periodic Table of FOOTBALLby Nick Holt

    Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.09

    You can never take what you love too seriously and The Periodic Table of Football celebrates this fact. Welcome to The Periodic Table of Football. Instead of hydrogen to helium, here you?ll find Pelé to Sepp Blatter ? 108 elements from the football pantheon arranged by their properties and behaviour on and off the pitch. This expert guide and accompanying... more...