The Random History of Football: Accomplished Sweepers & Tricky Wingers


This is the story of soccer 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 Scory 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 the England's World Cup 2002 exit.

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ISBN:

9781853759369

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

128

Dimensions:

17cm x 11cm

RRP:

$14.99

Category:

Sport

Publisher:

Carlton Publishing Group

Published:

01 October 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Aubrey Day

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Justyn Barnes

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Tony Husband