Barca: A People's Passion (reissued)

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Jul 31, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 366 pages
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Founded in 1898, FC Barcelona or Barša, is the world's biggest and best-loved football club. Barša has more than 500 local fan clubs spread across the world, while its championship matches attract a global TV audience. Former players include such legendary figures as Kubala, Maradona, Cruyff, Ronaldo, Rivaldo and Lineker, and Barša has been managed by greats such as Helenio Herrera, Cesar Menotti and Bobby Robson. The club's honorary members have included Pope John Paul II and opera star JosÚ Carreras. To unravel the background to the Barša phenomenon, Jimmy Burns has unearthed police files and long-forgotten newspaper reports. He has travelled with supporters and has talked to people intimately linked to the club, from managers and players to groundsmen and doctors, whilst also gaining access to those who have conspired to gain political and financial control.
 

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Loved the way this book was written. Covers a ton of FC Barca history, and was really entertaining to read. Read full review

Contents

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Among the Believers
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The Passion of Being Boss
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Index
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Jimmy Burns is a prize-winning author and journalist. Of his previous books, The Land That Lost Its Heroes, won a Somerset Maugham award for non-fiction.

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