Soccer

The Games are Not the Same: The Political Economy of Football in Australia (Academic Monographs)

The Games are Not the Same: The Political Economy of Football in Australia (Academic Monographs)


Bob Stewart



The Games are Not the Same: The Political Economy of Football in Australia (Academic Monographs)...
Football Management

Football Management


Sue Bridgewater



Review 'The League Managers Association has worked with the Warwick Business School, and Dr Sue Bridgewater in particular...
Football in France: A Cultural History (Global Sport Cultures)

Football in France: A Cultural History (Global Sport Cultures)


Geoff Hare



Review "What has been lacking is the understanding of the culture of the game in France ... Geoff Hare's well-informed st...
Arab Soccer in a Jewish State: The Integrative Enclave (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)

Arab Soccer in a Jewish State: The Integrative Enclave (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)


Tamir Sorek



Review "This is a surprising story of the only sphere in which Arab-Israeli relations do not seem to be in crisis. Sorek ...
The Danihers: The Story of Football's Favourite Family

The Danihers: The Story of Football's Favourite Family


Adam Mcnicol, Anthony Daniher, Chris Daniher, Neale Daniher, Terry Daniher



About the Author Terry Daniher has excelled as a country football ambassador for the AFL. ...
Science and Football VI

Science and Football VI


Thomas Reilly



About the Author Liverpool John Moores University, UK Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey ...
Football, The First Hundred Years  The Untold Story of the People's Game (Sport in the Global Society)

Football, The First Hundred Years The Untold Story of the People's Game (Sport in the Global Society)


Adrian Harvey



Review Adrian Harvey's study is a fundamental and revisionary reappraisal rooted in imaginative and painstaking research ...
Blowing the Whistle: Culture, Politics and Sport, Revisited (Routledge Critical Studies in Sport)

Blowing the Whistle: Culture, Politics and Sport, Revisited (Routledge Critical Studies in Sport)


Garry Whannel



Review 'Whannel is a foundational figure in the study of sports and the media. …for 20 years his writing has set a h...
Blindsided: Why the Left Tackle is Overrated and Other Contrarian Football Thoughts

Blindsided: Why the Left Tackle is Overrated and Other Contrarian Football Thoughts


Kc Joyner



From Publishers Weekly Joyner, a columnist for ESPN the Magazine, uses statistics, game footage and his own formulas to s...
Football For Dummies

Football For Dummies


Scott Murray



Review '...Murray has compiled a guide to the game so simple and effective that any dummy can understand it.' (Four Four ...
Football Brands

Football Brands


Sue Bridgewater



Review 'Football is a results driven business both on and off the field. The development of a strong brand is a key eleme...
British Football and Social Exclusion (Sport in the Global Society)

British Football and Social Exclusion (Sport in the Global Society)


Stephen Wagg



British Football and Social Exclusion (Sport in the Global Society)...
Is Soccer Bad for Children's Heads?

Is Soccer Bad for Children's Heads?


Behavioral Health, Board On Neuroscience, Janet E. Joy, Margie Patlak



About the Author Margie Patlak and Janet E. Joy, Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health ...
Outside the Limelight: Basketball in the Ivy League

Outside the Limelight: Basketball in the Ivy League


Kathy Orton



Review "Journalist Orton followed Ivy League men's basketball during the 2005-06 season, as Penn and Princeton battled fo...
The Story of English Sport (Student Sport Studies)

The Story of English Sport (Student Sport Studies)


Larry Ray



About the Author Neil Wigglesworth is Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of History at Lancaster University, UK. ...
Policing Football: Social Interaction and Negotiated Disorder

Policing Football: Social Interaction and Negotiated Disorder


Megan O'Neill



Policing Football: Social Interaction and Negotiated Disorder...
Regulating Football: Commodification, Consumption and the Law

Regulating Football: Commodification, Consumption and the Law


Guy Osborn, Steve Greenfield



About the Author Steve Greenfield is a Senior Lecturers in Law in the School of Law at the University of Westminster, whe...
Handbook of Soccer Match Analysis: A Systematic Approach to Improving Performance

Handbook of Soccer Match Analysis: A Systematic Approach to Improving Performance


Mark Williams, Tom Reilly, Christopher Carling



Review ' ... the book will serve as a first-rate teaching tool and reference for coaches, athletes and professionals in t...
Beckham: Both Feet on the Ground: An Autobiography

Beckham: Both Feet on the Ground: An Autobiography


David Beckham, Tom Watt



From School Library Journal Adult/High School-The legendary soccer player and cultural icon takes readers on a tour of hi...
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Football, 2nd Edition

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Football, 2nd Edition


Brian Tarcy



About the Author Joe Theismann was the winning quarterback in Super Bowl XVII, a two-time Pro Bowl player, and the most pr...
Football, Violence and Social Identity

Football, Violence and Social Identity


R. Guilianotti



Football, Violence and Social Identity...
Temples of the Earthbound Gods: Stadiums in the Cultural Landscapes of Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires

Temples of the Earthbound Gods: Stadiums in the Cultural Landscapes of Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires


Christopher Thomas Gaffney



Review Written for both academic and general audiences, the book seems appropriate for undergraduate or graduate teaching...
Fanatics: Power, Identity and Fandom in Football

Fanatics: Power, Identity and Fandom in Football


Adam Brown



Fanatics: Power, Identity and Fandom in Football...
Science and Soccer

Science and Soccer


T. Reilly



Science and Soccer...
How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization


Franklin Foer



Amazon.com Review The global power of soccer might be a little hard for Americans, living in a country that views the gam...
Science of Athletic Training Soccer: A Scientific Basis for Developing Strength, Skills and Endurance

Science of Athletic Training Soccer: A Scientific Basis for Developing Strength, Skills and Endurance


Thomas Reilly



About the Author Thomas Reilly is Professor of Sports Science and Director of the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise...
Marketing and Football: an international perspective (Sports Marketing)

Marketing and Football: an international perspective (Sports Marketing)


Michel Desbordes



Book Description The first and only book ever published on the Marketing of Football. About the Author Michel Des...
Star-Spangled Soccer: The Selling, Marketing and Management of Soccer in the USA

Star-Spangled Soccer: The Selling, Marketing and Management of Soccer in the USA


Gary Hopkins



Review “A fabulous book . . . well researched , thoughtful and analytical. It is also a highly entertaining read. If ...
Nutrition and Football: The FIFA MARC Consensus on Sports Nutrition

Nutrition and Football: The FIFA MARC Consensus on Sports Nutrition


Maughan



Review Gypsy Identities is informative, thought provoking and innovative, and should find a home in every university rese...