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The People's Game: The History of Football Revisited

James Walvin - History - 2014 - 224 pages
At the beginning of the twentieth century, soccer was widely accepted as the most popular game in the western world. In the space of a few decades, it had become the best ...
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A History of Football in 100 Objects

Gavin Mortimer - Sports & Recreation - 2012 - 503 pages
What does a turnip have in common with a pair of 500 sunglasses? They've both played a pivotal role in football history. Following on from Neil MacGregor's groundbreaking The ...
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The Road to Glory - Burnley's FA Cup Triumph in 1914

Mike Smith - Sports & Recreation - 2014 - 384 pages
In April 1914, Burnley Football Club won the FA Cup, beating Liverpool in the Final at the Crystal Palace in front of His Majesty, King George V. It was the first time that the ...
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Association Football: A Study in Figurational Sociology

Graham Curry, Eric Dunning - Sports & Recreation - 2015 - 204 pages
This book presents a synthesis of the work on early football undertaken by the authors over the past two decades. It explores aspects of a figurational approach to sociology to ...
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The Origins of the Football League: The First Season 1888/89

Mark Metcalf - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 288 pages
A fascinating insight the formation of the Football League, including the discovery of who really scored the first-ever League goal.
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Classic Guide to Football

C.W. Alcock - History - 2014 - 160 pages
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Reds: Liverpool Football Club - The Biography

John Williams - Sports & Recreation - 2011 - 432 pages
In Reds, a unique and exhaustively researched history of Liverpool Football Club, John Williams explores the origins and divisive politics of football in the city of Liverpool ...
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Charles Buchan: A Lifetime in Football

Charles Buchan - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 224 pages
An enlightening historical commentary on Britain and British football in the first half of the twentieth century, this engrossing autobiography, originally published in the ...
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