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Modern Football is Still Rubbish : Slinging Mud at What's Left of 'the Beautiful Game'.

Author: Nick Davidson
Publisher: Cheltenham : Sports Books, 2011.
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Nick Davidson and Shaun Hunt were hoping that their first book Modern Football is Rubbish would put right all the ills of the present day game. But, amazingly the administrators at club and national level took no notice and the putrification of the beautiful game continued. So they are hoping that Modern Football is Still Rubbish will do what the first one couldn't.
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Davidson, Nick.
Modern Football is Still Rubbish : Slinging Mud at What's Left of 'the Beautiful Game'.
Cheltenham : Sports Books, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Davidson
ISBN: 9781907524172 1907524177
OCLC Number: 784882914
Description: 1 online resource (286 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Dedication; Contents; Against Modern Football; Anthem jackets; Beautiful Goal!, The; Binders/The Collection; Bloodsport for all; Bottle Top Old Bill; Brand identity; Britain's Got Talent; Camera Obscura; Cannes you kick it?; Can't see the wood for the trees; Cars in the ground; Chester-le-Street; Children of Magic Sponge Mountain; Commercial suicide; Compulsory purchase; Cup final yin-yang; Deal or No Deal; Dr Football: Own goals count double; Dropping anchormen; End of season videos killed the radio star; Eric Steele iPod, the; Europa League; Famous five-a-side. Faux-centenariesFifteen seconds of fame; Football killed The Man from Del Monte; Forgotten pains of football No. 1: the grass burn; Forgotten pains of football No. 2: the stitch; Forgotten smells of football No. 1: dubbin; Forgotten smells of football No. 2: onions; Games you couldn't make up No. 1: balloon football; Games you couldn't make up No. 2: it's just not cricket; Games you couldn't make up No. 3: roofball; Games you couldn't make up No. 4: stairball; Gardening leave; Geordie Messiahs; Getting the Goldie Horn; Goal-kicks for centres; Goalie's golden rule; Gordon Ramsay's F-word. Here's to you Michael Robinson ... Hero for a day; Hitman and Him, The; Holmes advantage; Horn of Africa, the; Hot-Shot Hamish v The Cannonball Kid v Murdo McLeod; I say UEFA, you say UEFA; If the cap fits; Instant replay; Izzy Clarke; Joy of Six, the; Kettering to Palestine; Kitsch clash; Language, Timothy; Lofty peaks and dizzy rascals; Lovejoy division; Mansize rooster; Matchday magazine; Military tattoos; Missing links; Mitchell and Webb; Modern footballs are rubbish; More than three Sheikhs ... ; Moveable feasts; My balls have dropped; No Ball Games Allowed; Nouveaux riches; Odd job. One hundred million dollar match, theOrigins of symmetry; Partisan ballboys; Pen pictures; Perfect penalty, my arse; Pierless; Post-match interviews; Renegade linesmen; Rory Delap;; Rugby players or footballers: who's the hardest?; Rush, Stick or Scramble; Signature haircuts; Sketchy past; Skins; Slaves to the rhythm; Snatch of the Day; Snood not to; Spin doctors; Stinging Nettles; Streakers; Sub standards; Terrace vernacular; The People versus Michel Platini; There's only 101 great goals; Ticker-tape; Tony Kempster RIP; Too many singers spoil the Cup Final; Total recall. Tree is the magic numberTunnel vision; Turin Shroud; Turnstiles; TV infidelity --
No. 2: This Is Your Life; TV Infidelity No. 2: Superstars; TV rights and wrongs; U is for Undisclosed; Volker Ippig; Vote-rigging; World turned upside down; Notes; Copyright.

Abstract:

Nick Davidson and Shaun Hunt were hoping that their first book Modern Football is Rubbish would put right all the ills of the present day game. But, amazingly the administrators at club and national level took no notice and the putrification of the beautiful game continued. So they are hoping that Modern Football is Still Rubbish will do what the first one couldn't.

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