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People and passions in soccer.

Author: Arthur Hopcraft
Publisher: London : Aurum, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Originally written just two years after England's 1966 triumph in the World Cup, 'The Football Man' is a classic football text. This definitive study of football and society is a snapshot of a defining era in sporting history; changes and decisions were made in the sixties that defined the modern game.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Hopcraft
ISBN: 9781781311516 178131151X
OCLC Number: 879348343
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Originally published: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1971.
Description: 256 pages ; 20 cm

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Written just two years after England's '66 triumph when the national game was at its zenith, Arthur Hopcraft's The Football Man is repeatedly quoted as the best book every written about the sport.  Read more...

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'Brilliant portrayal. One of the classics of the genre.' Metro 'A masterpiece among sports books' Guardian 'The best book on the game.' Observer 'It remains one of my favourite football reads.' -- Read more...

 
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