Reduced History of Football HB 1

Reduced History of Football HB

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The Reduced History of Football
Justyn Barnes (Author)
RRP £9.99

This is the story of football as it's never been told before. A cock-eyed compilation of match reports, correspondence and reminiscences from pundits, commentators, players, officials and spectators who weren't there but should have been: a Victorian public school headmaster bemoans the advent of soccer; PC Scorey records the altercations at the White Horse Cup Final in his notebook; the Russian linesman has second thoughts about Geoff Hurst's equaliser; God berates the Cardinal Archbishop of Buenos Aires about Maradona's claims of divine intervention; David Beckham's hairdresser provides David Seaman with coiffeur tips in the aftermath of England's World Cup 2002 exit. The nutmegs, the tantrums, the penalty-shoot-outs that have provided the ubiquitous topic of conversation for generations, are entertainingly evoked.

Hardback: 208 pages
ISBN: 9781853758263
Dimensions: 11.4 x 1.8 x 17.8 cm

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