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Soccertowns: Book 3

by Andres Varela & Carlos F Gonzalez Soccertowns LLC (November 25, 2014)

SoccerTowns is the story of a group of friends who travel and learn about the towns where soccer is played around the world. It starts in the United States and Canada and in the future it will go to many other...

Kick and Run

by Jonathan Wilson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 22, 2013)

Growing up Jewish in London with a difficult home life, Jonathan Wilson had plenty of reasons to feel he didn't belong, and one reason to feel certain he did: football. Wilson discovered his love for the game...

The Manager

by Mike Carson Bloomsbury Publishing (August 29, 2013)

From the post room to the board room, everyone thinks they can be the manager. But how do you manage outrageous talent? What do you do to inspire loyalty from your players? How do you turn around a team in crisis?...

Thirty-One Nil

by James Montague Bloomsbury Publishing (May 22, 2014)

In a tiny, decaying aluminium smelting town in southern Tajikistan, a short drive from a raging war zone, Afghanistan take on Palestine in the first Asian qualifier for 2014's World Cup in Brazil. Every player...

The Soccer Goalkeeping Handbook 3rd Edition

by Alex Welsh Bloomsbury Publishing (May 22, 2014)

The Soccer Goalkeeping Handbook is the authoritative and comprehensive coaching guide to the most important position on the soccer field. It identifies the components that form the essential skills of any goalkeeper,...

Danish Dynamite

by Rob Smyth, Lars Eriksen & Mike Gibbons Bloomsbury Publishing (April 24, 2014)

The Denmark side of the 1980s was one of the last truly iconic international football teams. Although they did not win a trophy, they claimed something much more important and enduring: glory, and in industrial...

101 Youth Football Drills

by Malcolm Cook Bloomsbury Publishing (September 30, 2013)

Designed specifically for players aged 7 to 11, this manual contains a

wide range of progressive practice drills to help young players

develop. Fun, educational and challenging, all drills are illustrated

and cover...

101 Youth Football Drills

by Malcolm Cook Bloomsbury Publishing (September 30, 2013)

Designed specifically for players aged 12 to 16, this manual contains a

wide range of progressive practice drills to help young players

develop. Fun, educational and challenging, all drills are illustrated


Show Me the Money!

by Esteve Calzada Bloomsbury Publishing (October 10, 2013)

How do football clubs make their money? How do clubs become global brands, and their stars recognised throughout the world? Show Me The Money is a fascinating sports marketing handbook that uses football to...

The Stupid Footballer is Dead

by Paul McVeigh Bloomsbury Publishing (July 04, 2013)

'As footballers' biographies go, this is special. I can't remember reading another that seems to take the reader inside the subject, recalling his thought processes as they occurred, from boyhood to the Premier...

101 Youth Football Coaching Sessions

by Tony Charles & Stuart Rook Bloomsbury Publishing (August 30, 2013)

The culmination of years of experience, this manual outlines

comprehensive training sessions for young footballers, including

warm-ups, skills training, games and final practice drills. Fun,

educational and challenging,...

Football Fables

by Iain Macintosh Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2008)

Football Fables is a hilarious and fascinating anthology of stories from some of the most exciting names to have played the game. Some are outrageous, some sad, some downright bizarre - all are true, and straight...

Richer Than God: Manchester City, Modern Football and Growing Up

by David Conn Quercus (November 04, 2014)

Richer Than God is an authoritative, emotional, provocative account of Manchester City's takeover by Sheikh Mansour, culminating in their remarkable last minute Premier League title victory in May 2012.

By placing...

Turning My Back on the Premier League

by Lee Price Blink Publishing (July 03, 2014)

Turning My Back on the Premier League is the story of one fan’s football journey from the riches of the world’s most popular football division, to the forgotten underbelly of the English football league....

The World through Soccer: The Cultural Impact of a Global Sport

by Tamir Bar-On Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 07, 2014)

This book uses soccer to provide insights into worldwide politics, religion, business, ethics, leadership, childhood, philosophy, and art. It examines the way soccer influences and reflects these aspects of...

The American Soccer League: The Golden Years of American Soccer 1921-1931

by Colin Jose Scarecrow Press (June 25, 1998)

Soccer was one of the most popular sports in the United States during the 1920s, often drawing huge crowds in relatively small towns to see the world's best players compete. Documented through thousands of newspaper...

The Big Fix

by Brett Forrest William Morrow (May 06, 2014)

Game of Shadows meets Among the Thugs in this revelatory true-to-life crime thriller and expose involving greed, corruption, an Asian crime syndicate, and the fixing of international soccer matches at the highest...

However Tall the Mountain: A Dream, Eight Girls, and a Journey Home

by Awista Ayub Hachette Books (August 25, 2009)

A ball can start a revolution. Born in Kabul, Awista Ayub escaped with her family to Connecticut in 1981, when she was two years old, but her connection to her heritage remained strong. An athlete her whole...

Anti-Racism in European Football: Fair Play for All

by Christos Kassimeris, Ged Grebby, Ruth Johnson & Danny Lynch et al. Lexington Books (August 10, 2009)

Anti-Racism in European Football: Fair Play for All challenges the issue of racism in European football, identifies the causes of the problem, and seeks its remedy.

A Beautiful Game

by Tom Watt HarperOne (June 29, 2010)

Foreword by Arsene Wenger, Introduction by David Beckham

Soccer writer and bestselling author of My Side, Tom Watt, talked to the world's top soccer players about growing up and falling in love with the game:...

Africa United: Soccer, Passion, Politics, and the First World Cup in Africa

by Steve Bloomfield HarperCollins e-books (May 11, 2010)

Africa United is the story of modern day Africa told through its soccer. Travelling across thirteen countries, from Cairo to the Cape, Steve Bloomfield, the former Africa Correspondent for The Independent, meets...

How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

by Franklin Foer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about.”

The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."

The Wall Street Journal


Simp-Lee the Best: My Autobiography

by Lee McCulloch Black & White Publishing (January 05, 2013)

Rangers captain Lee McCulloch has experienced the ultimate highs and some desperate lows during six incredible years at Ibrox. From the joy of three-in-a-row to the searing pain of administration, the lifelong...

The Beautiful Game

by Jonathan Littman It Books (April 09, 2013)

Once nobody noticed Santa Rosa's Thunder. They were a ragtag team of girls who wanted to play soccer, and no one took them seriously. Their male coach expected little from his "ladies, " and their mediocre performance...

How to Set Up Your Own Successful Football Blog

by David Grimble (March 10, 2013)

How To Set Up Your Own Successful Football Blog is written by the owner of Up the Villa - a blog on Aston Villa Football Club. David set up his blog and this is the story about the journey he went on whilst...

Doddie: My Autobiography

by Alex Macdonald Black & White Publishing (October 18, 2012)

Alex ‘Doddie’ MacDonald was one of the finest footballers we have produced. As a midfield dynamo he had an incredible will to win, and his passion on the field and uncompromising style made him a great favourite...

Red Card

No Other Home

by Matt Besler & Patrick Regan Andrews McMeel Publishing (August 13, 2019)

Sporting Kansas City captain Matt Besler has achieved something extraordinary in the least extraordinary way. At every level of his athletic career, Besler has heard the same questions and initial dismissal...

One Goal

by Amy Bass & Will Collyer Hachette Books (February 27, 2018)

In the tradition of Friday Night Lights and Outcasts United, ONE GOAL tells the inspiring story of the soccer team in a town bristling with racial tension that united Somali refugees and multi-generation Mainers...

Zonal Marking

by Michael Cox & Colin Mace Bold Type Books (August 13, 2019)

A mazy dribble through the recent history of European soccer, showing how shifting styles and influence have shaped the game.

In the early 1990s, the Dutch footballing philosophy was worshipped across the continent....

Bring the Noise

by Raphael Honigstein & Adam James Bold Type Books (February 27, 2018)

Jürgen Klopp's coaching career began in the German second tier at the unfashionable club of FSV Mainz 05, whom he steered to the Bundesliga for the first time in forty-one years. In 2008, he joined Borussia...

Inverting The Pyramid

by Jonathan Wilson & Damian Lynch Bold Type Books (August 14, 2018)

"An outstanding work ... the [soccer] book of the decade." -Sunday Business Post

Inverting the Pyramid is a pioneering soccer book that chronicles the evolution of soccer tactics and the lives of the itinerant...

The Barcelona Inheritance

by Jonathan Wilson & Charlie Anson Bold Type Books (November 06, 2018)

From Cruyff's "Total Football" to the epic rivalry between Guardiola and Mourinho, a gripping chronicle of the rise and fall of Barcelona's dominance in world soccer.

Barcelona's style of play--pressing and possessing--is...

The National Team (Updated and Expanded Edition)

by Caitlin Murray Abrams Press (April 01, 2019)

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team has won four World Cups and four Olympic gold medals, set record TV ratings, drawn massive crowds, earned huge revenues for FIFA and U.S. Soccer, and helped to redefine...

Brilliant Orange

by David Winner Abrams Press (July 28, 2008)

If any one thing, Brilliant Orange is about Dutch space and a people whose unique conception of it has led to the most enduring arts, the weirdest architecture, and a bizarrely cerebral form of soccer—Total...

I Believe That We Will Win

by Phil West Abrams Press (May 07, 2018)

Americans love to win. But when it comes to soccer, the world’s most popular sport, the US women’s team has delivered three World Cup victories in as many decades, while the men have not advanced past the...

A History of the World Cup

by Clemente A. Lisi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 15, 2019)

There is no sporting event more popular than the World Cup. For one month every four years, billions of people around the world turn their attention to the tournament. Fans call in sick to work, pack into bars...

World Cup Fever

by Stephen Rea Skyhorse (April 24, 2018)

For the Summer 2018 World Cup, the ultimate book for soccer fans around the globe!

The world will be riveted by the globe’s greatest sporting event in summer of 2018 (more than 27 million Americans watched...

The Times 50 Greatest Football Matches

by Richard Whitehead The History Press (March 01, 2019)

From the earliest FA Cup finals in the 1870s to the glittering world of 21st-century Champions League matches contested by squads of millionaires, The Times has been at pitchside to write the history of football...

Messi: Lessons in Style

by Jordi Punti Short Books Ltd (October 04, 2018)

"Reading this playful portrait of Lionel Messi reminded me how extraordinary every minute was that I spent by his side." PEP GUARDIOLA

Since landing in the FC Barcelona youth academy at the age of thirteen, Lionel...

Messi vs Ronaldo- 2019 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli Icon Books Ltd (December 06, 2018)

For years, the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona has defined top-level European football. At its heart: a personal battle – Messi vs Ronaldo. Since they were first pitted against each other in 2007,...

Pogba - 2019 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli Icon Books Ltd (October 04, 2018)

When Manchester United re-signed their former youth player Paul Pogba for a world record fee in the summer of 2016, they made a powerful statement. Together with the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovi?, it signalled...

Ronaldo - 2019 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli Icon Books Ltd (October 04, 2018)

A three-time winner of the FIFA Ballon d’Or, Cristiano Ronaldo’s status as a footballing superstar is unquestionable. 

His insatiable desire to succeed and to improve himself year-after-year has seen him...

Neymar – 2019 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli Icon Books Ltd (October 04, 2018)

Having long been hailed as a future star of world soccer, Neymar has thrived under the pressure of expectation. 

Already well on his way to becoming Brazil’s all-time top scorer and a leading light in one...

Griezmann - 2019 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli Icon Books Ltd (October 04, 2018)

Quick, incisive and versatile, Antoine Griezmann is the ultimate modern forward. Arriving in 2014 to join an Atlético Madrid side persistently challenging for the biggest trophies in Spanish and European football,...


by Luca Caioli & Cyril Collot Icon Books Ltd (September 27, 2018)

Kylian Mbappé’s meteoric rise to footballing stardom has been one of the major talking points of recent seasons. Having only made his professional debut for Monaco in 2015, aged just sixteen, by summer 2017...

Messi – 2019 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli Icon Books Ltd (October 04, 2018)

Having risen to the top of the game more than a decade ago, Lionel Messi has matured into the perfect team player, as likely to provide a superlative assist as a masterful match-winner. As the star of an exceptional...

Soccer Thinking for Management Success

by Peter Loge Changemakers Books (July 27, 2018)

The modern world is networked and always working. Organizations no longer have the luxury of time. Expertise is no longer confined to a couple of smart guys in corner offices, reviewing information to which...

Football in the 1980s

by Michael Keane The History Press (September 03, 2018)

Football in the 1980s is a wide-ranging and quirky look at some of football’s biggest moments, matches and personalities from the decade that fashion forgot. A mixture of facts, trivia and anecdotes, the author...

First Hand

by Eoin Hand & Jared Browne The Collins Press (November 10, 2017)

Eoin Hand’s term as manager of the Republic of Ireland soccer team is often overshadowed by the glory days of Jack Charlton. If Charlton had good luck, Hand was all too familiar with its quarrelsome sibling:...