The simplest game: the intelligent fan's guide to the world of soccer

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Collier Books, Jul 7, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 323 pages
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Revised in time for the new soccer league and the 1996 Olympics, The Simplest Game continues to be the reference on the game, its players, and its history. Now with photos throughout of the most memorable and talented players, the book traces the evolution of soccer from a crude, rustic pastime into a sophisticated worldwide business and offers a wealth of facts, figures, rules, and anecdotes to delight anyone with a passing or devout interest in the sport. With an introduction by Pele, The Simplest Game is the only book the soccer fan will ever need.

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User Review  - Othemts - LibraryThing

The fourth and final book in my quatrain of books on the history of soccer, and this one is the best of the bunch. Blessedly it does not once again dedicate the entire book to the history of the World ... Read full review

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With the 1994 World Cup just around the corner, the author offers a new edition of a book he wrote in 1976 ( LJ 10/1/76. o.p.). In this update, he chronicles World Cup activities from 1930 to 1990 ... Read full review


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