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  • The Role of the Professional Football Managerby Seamus Kelly

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Considering the celebrity-like status of the professional football manager, surprisingly little is known about their role. This book provides an unprecedented insight into the chronically insecure and vulnerable world of the contemporary professional football manager. Drawing on original research, it explores the complex challenges and skills of the... more...

  • Pourquoi les Brésiliens gagnent toujours au football ?by David Delporte

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 5.99

    Quand un sport devient la passion d'un pays tout entier C?est une évidence : la prochaine Coupe du monde de football au Brésil va être l?occasion pour l?équipe nationale de se mettre une nouvelle fois en valeur. La Seleçao est largement favorite. Comme toujours. Comme si le ballon rond était sa propriété privée, l?outil de sa domination éternelle,... more...

  • Football and Literature in South Americaby David Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    South America is a region that enjoys an unusually high profile as the origin of some of the world?s greatest writers and most celebrated footballers. This is the first book to undertake a systematic study of the relationship between football and literature across South America. Beginning with the first football poem published in 1899, it surveys... more...

  • Above Head Heightby James Brown

    Quercus 2017; US$ 21.99

    'The Fever PItch of five-a-side' TONY PARSONS A must-have for anyone who has ever played and enjoyed amateur football. James Brown has been playing football since growing up in the backstreets of Leeds. The sudden death of one his long-standing team mates made James ponder the unique bond between men who meet each other once a week... more...

  • Fan Culture in European Football and the Influence of Left Wing Ideologyby Peter Kennedy; David Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 37.99

    This book explores the tradition of left wing political thinking in the culture of fans of professional football in Europe. It sets out to chronicle and celebrate the fraternal, communal and radical tradition of football - seen to best effect in demands for democratic fan ownership and control of clubs, in fan campaigns against racist and fascist mobilisation... more...

  • Home and Awayby Karl Ove Knausgaard; Fredrik Ekelund; Don Bartlett; Séan Kinsella

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 11.20

    Two world-class writers reveal themselves to be the ultimate soccer fans in these collected letters Karl Ove Knausgaard is sitting at home in Skåne with his wife, four small children, and dog. He is watching soccer on TV and falls asleep in front of the set. He likes 0-0 draws, cigarettes, coffee, and Argentina. Fredrik Ekelund is away, in Brazil,... more...

  • How to Winby Anon

    Guardian Faber Publishing 2017; US$ 10.20

    Ever wondered what separates the good from the truly great players? Or how football managers get the best out of their team? Or how to recover from a setback? In this inspirational and frank new book, The Secret Footballer and The Secret Psychologist reveal the secrets behind success and share the mind tricks taught to the top players in the Premier... more...

  • The Way It Wasby Stanley Matthews

    Canelo Digital Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 8.99

    The classic football memoir, now available as an ebook ?An absolute magical player. I loved him? Sir Bobby Charlton ?A god to those of us who aspired to play the game? Brian Clough ?The man who taught us the way football should be played? Pelé Sir Stanley Matthews was the most popular footballer of his era and the game?s first global superstar.... more...

  • Messi vs. Ronaldo - 2017 Updated Editionby Luca Caioli

    Icon Books Ltd 2016; US$ 7.99

    Acclaimed football writer Luca Caioli draws on invaluable testimonies to tell the inside story of football's greatest ever rivalry. more...

  • Science and Football VIIIby Jens Bangsbo; Peter Krustrup; Peter Riis Hansen; Laila Ottesen; Gertrud Pfister; Anne-Marie Elbe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Science and Football VIII showcases the very latest scientific research into the variety of sports known as ?football?. These include soccer, the national codes (American football, Australian rules football and Gaelic football), and the rugby codes (union and league). Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this book is by far the most comprehensive... more...