Beastly Fury: The Strange Birth of British Football
This is the story of how the modern, professional, spectator sport of football was born in Britain in the second half of the 19th century. It is a tale of testosterone-filled public schoolboys, eccentric mill-owners and bolshy miners, and of why we play football the way we do.
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This is a concise history of the game of association football in Great Britain from its origins to World War I. Sanders makes it clear that he's out to bust some popular misconceptions of football's ... Read full review