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Encyclopedia of the FIFA World Cup

Author: Tom Dunmore; Andrew Donaldson
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Encyclopedia of the FIFA World Cup provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date information available on the history of this incomparable event. An introductory narrative explains the origins and historical progression of the World Cup, while a chronology traces the development of the World Cup since it was first held in 1930. Hundreds of entries cover the players and coaches who have participated in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
Encyclopedias
History
Chronology
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Dunmore; Andrew Donaldson
ISBN: 9780810887428 0810887428
OCLC Number: 866922535
Description: x, 395 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Chronology IntroductionTournament RecapsTHE ENTRIES A TO ZAppendix A:The FIFA World Cup: Dates, Hosts, Winners and Runners-Up Appendix B: The Golden BallAppendix C: The Golden ShoeAppendix D: The Golden Glove AwardAppendix E: The Best Young Player AwardAppendix F: FIFA Fair Play TrophyBibliographyAbout the Author
Responsibility: Tom Dunmore with Andrew Donaldson.
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"The Encyclopedia of the FIFA World Cup provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date information available on the history of this incomparable event. An introductory narrative explains the origins and historical progression of the World Cup, while a chronology traces the development of the World Cup since it was first held in 1930. Hundreds of entries cover the players and coaches who have participated in the World Cup and made the most memorable contributions to the event’s history. Additional entries include officials, stadiums, overviews of each major country’s performances, and more. A separate section provides detailed entries for each World Cup finals tournament. Appendixes contain details on every participant in World Cup history, as well as top performers, officials, and World Cup records."--Back cover.

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