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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 41 related to Beastly Fury: The Strange Birth of British Football.   

Teachers and Football: Schoolboy Association Football in England, 1885-1915

Colm Kerrigan - Education - 2005 - 216 pages
The 1870 Education Act that opened up elementary education for all children contained no provision for outdoor games. This book explains how teachers, through the elementary ...
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Lost Teams of the Midlands

Mike Bradbury - History - 2013 - 450 pages
Association Football did not magically begin with the formation of the Football Association in 1863: for centuries before, leather and rag balls had been kicked about, often as ...
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The Origins of the Football League: The First Season

Mark Metcalf - History - 2013 - 224 pages
On Saturday 8 September 1888, League Football kicked off. Twelve clubs had combined to play regular fixtures and the result was to revolutionise not only English football but ...
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The Shared Origins of Football, Rugby, and Soccer

Christopher Rowley - Sports & Recreation - 2015 - 260 pages
In today’s hypercompetitive world, contact sports bring about fierce rivalries between fans, between players, and even between countries. From the Ohio State Buckeyes and the ...
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Into the Light: A Complete History of Sunderland Football Club

Roger Hutchinson - Sports & Recreation - 2011 - 192 pages
Into the Light reveals the full thrilling story of Sunderland Football Club - charting the club's progress from being the first great team to dominate the Football League, to ...
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Everton FC 1890-91

Mark Metcalf - History - 2013 - 128 pages
As one of the twelve founding Football League clubs in 1888/89, Everton Football Club has a long, proud history. Having played more top-flight league games than any other ...
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Shankly's Village: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Glenbuck and its ...

Adam Powley, Robert Gillan - Sports & Recreation - 2015 - 256 pages
Glenbuck is a name that resonates through the history of football in Britain. Once a tiny village in the Ayrshire coalfields, it produced an unprecedented roll call of ...
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FLYING OVER AN OLIVE GROVE: The Remarkable Story of Fred Spiksley - A Flawed ...

Mark Metcalf, Ralph Nicholson, Clive Nicholson - Biography & Autobiography - 2016
Flying Over An Olive Grove is the first great working-class football story. Born at a unique moment in the history of the beautiful game, Fred Spiksley was amongst a new wave ...
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Gibbo: The Davie Gibson Story

Chris Westcott - History - 2013 - 160 pages
Davie Gibson, universally known as 'Gibbo', was a shy wee lad from Winchburgh, a mining village in West Lothian. A fascinating story unfolds as he overcomes an inferiority ...
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