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Football for dummies

Author: Scott Murray
Publisher: Chichester John Wiley 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Covering all the basics of the game, rules and tactics, as well as giving history of the sport and how it has evolved to the present day, this guide provides tips on football betting and supporting,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Murray
ISBN: 9780470688373 0470688378
OCLC Number: 1075573816
Notes: Previous ed.: published as by Howie Long with John Czarnecki. 2007. - Includes index
Description: XX, 384 S. Ill.
Contents: Introduction. Part I: Kicking Off. Chapter 1: Welcome to Planet Football. Chapter 2: The Ball Starts Rolling: A Potted History of Football. Chapter 3: Getting Your Boots On: The Gear You Need. Part II: Playing the Game. Chapter 4: Laying Down the Laws. Chapter 5: Players, Positions and Tactics. Chapter 6: Honing Your Skills. Chapter 7: Keeping Fit for Football. Chapter 8: Coaching, Managing and Leadership. Chapter 9: Getting the Game On. Part III: Exploring the World of Football. Chapter 10: The World Cup. Chapter 11: Surveying the International Scene. Chapter 12: The Club Scene. Chapter 13: Focusing on Famous Clubs. Chapter 14: Women s Football. Part IV: The Fans Enclosure: Following the Game. Chapter 15: Going to the Match. Chapter 16: Compulsive Viewing: Football on Screen. Chapter 17: Read All About It! Chapter 18: Other Football-based Pastimes. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten Great Players. Chapter 20: The Ten Greatest Teams of All Time. Chapter 21: Ten Great Matches. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Roll of Honour. Appendix B: Glossary. Index.
Responsibility: by Scott Murray.


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'...Murray has compiled a guide to the game so simple and effective that any dummy can understand it.' (Four Four Two, May 2010). '...offers those who are yet to climb on board the bandwagon a leg Read more...

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