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Historical dictionary of soccer

Author: Tom Dunmore
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. ©2011
Series: Historical dictionaries of sports.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"The Historical Dictionary of Soccer presents a comprehensive history of the game through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, numerous appendixes that list everything from the FIFA World Player of the Year to FIFA World Cup Winners and Runners-Up to the UEFA Champions League Winners and Runners-Up, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on places, teams, terminology, and people, including  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Dunmore
ISBN: 9781442255340 144225534X
OCLC Number: 909925705
Description: xxiv, 313 pages ; 23 cm
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of sports.
Other Titles: Soccer
Responsibility: Tom Dunmore.

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"The Historical Dictionary of Soccer presents a comprehensive history of the game through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, numerous appendixes that list everything from the FIFA World Player of the Year to FIFA World Cup Winners and Runners-Up to the UEFA Champions League Winners and Runners-Up, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on places, teams, terminology, and people, including Garrincha, Pelé, Johan Cruyff, Diego Maradona, Zinedine Zidane, and Lionel Messi."--Back cover.

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Dunmore (English-born, Chicago-based, award-winning soccer writer) packs a wealth of information into this dictionary on "the beautiful game"--now better known as "the global game" for its popularity Read more...

 
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