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Soccertowns: Book 3

by Andres Varela & Carlos F Gonzalez Soccertowns LLC (November 25, 2014)

SoccerTowns is the story of a group of friends who travel and learn about the towns where soccer is played around the world. It starts in the United States and Canada and in the future it will go to many other...


Richer Than God: Manchester City, Modern Football and Growing Up

by David Conn Quercus (November 04, 2014)

Richer Than God is an authoritative, emotional, provocative account of Manchester City's takeover by Sheikh Mansour, culminating in their remarkable last minute Premier League title victory in May 2012.

By placing...


Turning My Back on the Premier League

by Lee Price Blink Publishing (July 03, 2014)

Turning My Back on the Premier League is the story of one fan’s football journey from the riches of the world’s most popular football division, to the forgotten underbelly of the English football league....


The World through Soccer: The Cultural Impact of a Global Sport

by Tamir Bar-On Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 07, 2014)

This book uses soccer to provide insights into worldwide politics, religion, business, ethics, leadership, childhood, philosophy, and art. It examines the way soccer influences and reflects these aspects of...


The Blueprint

by Christopher Price Thomas Dunne Books (November 04, 2013)

Moneyball for the New England Patiots, award-winning sportswriter Christopher Price goes into the inner workings of the legendary football franchise in The Blueprint

For years, the New England Patriots were a...


The American Soccer League: The Golden Years of American Soccer 1921-1931

by Colin Jose Scarecrow Press (June 25, 1998)

Soccer was one of the most popular sports in the United States during the 1920s, often drawing huge crowds in relatively small towns to see the world's best players compete. Documented through thousands of newspaper...


The Big Fix

by Brett Forrest William Morrow (May 06, 2014)

Game of Shadows meets Among the Thugs in this revelatory true-to-life crime thriller and expose involving greed, corruption, an Asian crime syndicate, and the fixing of international soccer matches at the highest...


However Tall the Mountain: A Dream, Eight Girls, and a Journey Home

by Awista Ayub Hachette Books (August 25, 2009)

A ball can start a revolution. Born in Kabul, Awista Ayub escaped with her family to Connecticut in 1981, when she was two years old, but her connection to her heritage remained strong. An athlete her whole...


Anti-Racism in European Football: Fair Play for All

by Christos Kassimeris, Ged Grebby, Ruth Johnson & Danny Lynch et al. Lexington Books (August 10, 2009)

Anti-Racism in European Football: Fair Play for All challenges the issue of racism in European football, identifies the causes of the problem, and seeks its remedy.


A Beautiful Game

by Tom Watt HarperOne (June 29, 2010)

Foreword by Arsene Wenger, Introduction by David Beckham

Soccer writer and bestselling author of My Side, Tom Watt, talked to the world's top soccer players about growing up and falling in love with the game:...


Africa United: Soccer, Passion, Politics, and the First World Cup in Africa

by Steve Bloomfield HarperCollins e-books (May 11, 2010)

Africa United is the story of modern day Africa told through its soccer. Travelling across thirteen countries, from Cairo to the Cape, Steve Bloomfield, the former Africa Correspondent for The Independent, meets...


Go For The Goal

by Mia Hamm & Aaron Heifetz It Books (July 02, 2013)

For the more than seven million girls—from knobby-kneed tykes to high school and college stars—who are tearing across the country chasing a soccer ball and dreams of glory, there is one name that eclipses...


How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

by Franklin Foer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about.”

The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."

The Wall Street Journal

"Foer’s...


Simp-Lee the Best: My Autobiography

by Lee McCulloch Black & White Publishing (January 05, 2013)

Rangers captain Lee McCulloch has experienced the ultimate highs and some desperate lows during six incredible years at Ibrox. From the joy of three-in-a-row to the searing pain of administration, the lifelong...


The Beautiful Game

by Jonathan Littman It Books (April 09, 2013)

Once nobody noticed Santa Rosa's Thunder. They were a ragtag team of girls who wanted to play soccer, and no one took them seriously. Their male coach expected little from his "ladies, " and their mediocre performance...


How to Set Up Your Own Successful Football Blog

by David Grimble eBookIt.com (March 10, 2013)

How To Set Up Your Own Successful Football Blog is written by the owner of Up the Villa - a blog on Aston Villa Football Club. David set up his blog and this is the story about the journey he went on whilst...


Doddie: My Autobiography

by Alex Macdonald Black & White Publishing (October 18, 2012)

Alex ‘Doddie’ MacDonald was one of the finest footballers we have produced. As a midfield dynamo he had an incredible will to win, and his passion on the field and uncompromising style made him a great favourite...


Bushville Wins!

by John Klima Thomas Dunne Books (July 02, 2012)

"Bushville hits the sweet spot of my childhood, the year my family moved to Wisconsin and the Braves won the World Series against the Yankees, a team my Brooklyn-raised dad taught us to hate. Thanks to John...


Soccerhead

by Jim Haner North Point Press (April 02, 2007)

A Youth Soccer Coach's Investigation Into The Origins of Soccermainia

On July 10, 1999, 100,000 Americans, mostly women, did something they had not done before, at least not in such numbers. They showed up to...


Soccer Dad

by W. D. Wetherell Skyhorse (September 17, 2008)

A father's true story of his high-school-age son's winning soccer season. Soccer Dad is simultaneously the candid reflections of a devoted father and the enthusiastic observations of a diehard soccer fan. When...


Home and Away

by Dave Bidini Skyhorse (July 01, 2011)

In 2008, Dave Bidini accompanies Homeless Team Canada to the Homeless World Cupan annual street soccer tournament with goals unlike any other: the most important of which is to create life-changing opportunities...


Fearless

by Jonathan Northcroft & Nathan Turner Hachette Original (November 22, 2016)

"The odds of the Foxes winning the Premier League at the start of the season were the same as the Yeti or the Loch Ness Monster being proven to exist, Christmas being the warmest day of the year in England or...


World Cup

by Matt Christopher & Joshua Swanson Hachette Book Group (June 01, 2010)

Soccer. No other sport in the world captivates a bigger audience--and no other competition electrifies its fans like the World Cup. Now, just in time for the next World Cup competition, comes a book just for...


Zonal Marking

by Michael Cox Bold Type Books (August 12, 2019)

A mazy dribble through the recent history of European soccer, showing how shifting styles and influence have shaped the game.

In the early 1990s, the Dutch footballing philosophy was worshipped across the continent....


Soccerwomen

by Gemma Clarke Bold Type Books (April 15, 2019)

From Michelle Akers to Megan Rapinoe, bold and inspiring profiles of the pioneers, champions and future heroines of women's soccer around the world.

Women's soccer has come a long way. The first organized games...


The Barcelona Inheritance

by Jonathan Wilson Bold Type Books (November 05, 2018)

From Cruyff's "Total Football" to the epic rivalry between Guardiola and Mourinho, a gripping chronicle of the rise and fall of Barcelona's dominance in world soccer.

Barcelona's style of play--pressing and possessing--is...


Soccernomics

by Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski Bold Type Books (April 23, 2018)

The 2018 World Cup edition of the international bestseller and "the most intelligent book ever written about soccer" (San Francisco Chronicle) is updated throughout and features new chapters on the FIFA scandal,...


The Language of the Game

by Laurent Dubois Basic Books (March 26, 2018)

Essential reading for soccer fans, a lively and lyrical guide to appreciating the drama of soccer

Soccer is not only the world's most popular sport; it's also one of the most widely shared forms of global culture....


One Goal

by Amy Bass Hachette Books (February 26, 2018)

In the tradition of Friday Night Lights and Outcasts United, ONE GOAL tells the inspiring story of the soccer team in a town bristling with racial tension that united Somali refugees and multi-generation Mainers...


Bring the Noise

by Raphael Honigstein Bold Type Books (February 05, 2018)

Jürgen Klopp's coaching career began in the German second tier at the unfashionable club of FSV Mainz 05, whom he steered to the Bundesliga for the first time in forty-one years. In 2008, he joined Borussia...


The Fall of the House of FIFA

by David Conn Bold Type Books (June 19, 2017)

In 2015, FIFA--the multibillion dollar governing body of the world's most-loved sport--was brought down by allegations of industrial-scale bribes, kickbacks, money laundering, racketeering, and tax evasion....


Soccer Men

by Simon Kuper Bold Type Books (April 21, 2014)

Simon Kuper's New York Times bestseller Soccernomics pioneered a new way of looking at soccer through meticulous empirical analysis and incisive—and witty— commentary. Kuper now leaves the numbers and data...


My Turn

by Johan Cruyff Bold Type Books (November 28, 2016)

The autobiography of Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff, whose remarkable life and impeccable style have influenced star players and clubs for decades

Johan Cruyff embodied a footballing philosophy that now dominates...


Inverting The Pyramid

by Jonathan Wilson Bold Type Books (November 04, 2013)

The definitive guide to the history, evolution, and most important figures of soccer around the world.

Inverting the Pyramid is a pioneering soccer book that chronicles the evolution of soccer tactics and the...


Fearless

by Jonathan Northcroft Bold Type Books (November 21, 2016)

“The odds of the Foxes winning the Premier League at the start of the season were the same as the Yeti or the Loch Ness Monster being proven to exist, Christmas being the warmest day of the year in England...


Treble Triumph

by Vincent Kompany Simon & Schuster Uk (November 14, 2019)

Vincent Kompany relives a spectacular and unique season for Manchester City, in which as club captain he led the Blues to a unique Treble success of Premier League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup triumphs. Told from...


Red Card

by Ken Bensinger & Jonathan Todd Ross Simon & Schuster Audio (June 12, 2018)

The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal--the biggest corruption case of recent years--involving dozens of countries and implicating nearly every aspect of the world’s most popular sport, soccer,...


No Other Home

by Matt Besler & Patrick Regan Andrews McMeel Publishing (August 13, 2019)

Sporting Kansas City captain Matt Besler has achieved something extraordinary in the least extraordinary way. At every level of his athletic career, Besler has heard the same questions and initial dismissal...


One Goal

by Amy Bass & Will Collyer Hachette Books (February 27, 2018)

In the tradition of Friday Night Lights and Outcasts United, ONE GOAL tells the inspiring story of the soccer team in a town bristling with racial tension that united Somali refugees and multi-generation Mainers...


Zonal Marking

by Michael Cox & Colin Mace Bold Type Books (August 13, 2019)

A mazy dribble through the recent history of European soccer, showing how shifting styles and influence have shaped the game.

In the early 1990s, the Dutch footballing philosophy was worshipped across the continent....


Bring the Noise

by Raphael Honigstein & Adam James Bold Type Books (February 27, 2018)

Jürgen Klopp's coaching career began in the German second tier at the unfashionable club of FSV Mainz 05, whom he steered to the Bundesliga for the first time in forty-one years. In 2008, he joined Borussia...


Inverting The Pyramid

by Jonathan Wilson & Damian Lynch Bold Type Books (August 14, 2018)

The definitive guide to the history, evolution, and most important figures of soccer around the world.

Inverting the Pyramid is a pioneering soccer book that chronicles the evolution of soccer tactics and the...


The Barcelona Inheritance

by Jonathan Wilson & Charlie Anson Bold Type Books (November 06, 2018)

From Cruyff's "Total Football" to the epic rivalry between Guardiola and Mourinho, a gripping chronicle of the rise and fall of Barcelona's dominance in world soccer.

Barcelona's style of play--pressing and possessing--is...


The National Team (Updated and Expanded Edition)

by Caitlin Murray Abrams Press (April 01, 2019)

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team has won four World Cups and four Olympic gold medals, set record TV ratings, drawn massive crowds, earned huge revenues for FIFA and U.S. Soccer, and helped to redefine...


Brilliant Orange

by David Winner Abrams Press (July 28, 2008)

If any one thing, Brilliant Orange is about Dutch space and a people whose unique conception of it has led to the most enduring arts, the weirdest architecture, and a bizarrely cerebral form of soccer--Total...


I Believe That We Will Win

by Phil West Abrams Press (May 07, 2018)

Americans love to win. But when it comes to soccer, the world's most popular sport, the US women's team has delivered three World Cup victories in as many decades, while the men have not advanced past the quarter-finals...


A History of the World Cup

by Clemente A. Lisi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 15, 2019)

There is no sporting event more popular than the World Cup. For one month every four years, billions of people around the world turn their attention to the tournament. Fans call in sick to work, pack into bars...


World Cup Fever

by Stephen Rea Skyhorse (April 24, 2018)

For the Summer 2018 World Cup, the ultimate book for soccer fans around the globe!

The world will be riveted by the globe’s greatest sporting event in summer of 2018 (more than 27 million Americans watched...


The Times 50 Greatest Football Matches

by Richard Whitehead The History Press (March 01, 2019)

From the earliest FA Cup finals in the 1870s to the glittering world of 21st-century Champions League matches contested by squads of millionaires, The Times has been at pitchside to write the history of football...


Messi: Lessons in Style

by Jordi Punti Short Books Ltd (October 04, 2018)

"Reading this playful portrait of Lionel Messi reminded me how extraordinary every minute was that I spent by his side." PEP GUARDIOLA

Since landing in the FC Barcelona youth academy at the age of thirteen, Lionel...