Sports & Recreation - Soccer

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Futebol Nation: The Story of Brazil t...

David Goldblatt

"Brazil is empty on a Sunday afternoon, right?Look sambão here is the country of football."-Milton NascimentoNo nation is as closely identified with the game of soccer as Brazil. Futebol Nation is the story of Brazil told t...

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Published: May 2014

Soccer Smarts for Kids: 60 Skills, St...

Andrew Latham

"Coach Latham has put one in the back of the net with a book that players, parents, and coaches will find useful. I recommend it for all soccer lovers."―Sam Snow, Director of Coaching, US Youth SoccerThe only soccer book f...

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Published: Feb 2016

Soccer: Soccer Strategies: The Top 10...

Ace McCloud

Are you tired of your opponents running circles around you? Do you wish you could score more goals?Whether you want to (1) have better soccer skills, (2) kick the ball with more force and accuracy, or (3) be a valued member of your te...

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Published: Mar 2017

Mohamed Salah the Egyptian King

Kevin Ashby

ֿ "Mo was everywhere. He got two or three shots on goal, pinged in a dangerous corner, probed and passed and almost finished Liverpool's best chance. The cafe in the little village roared with his every touch. In the stands the ...

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Published: Mar 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo: The Biography

Guillem Balague

The definitive biography of Cristiano Ronaldo, named Football Book of the Year at the Cross Sports Book Awards 2016Fully updated to include the 2017-18 season and Ronaldo's transfer to JuventusCristiano Ronaldo is one of the greatest ...

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Published: Sep 2019

Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whist...

Ken Bensinger

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, including the World Cup ...

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Published: Jun 2019

Africa United: Soccer, Passion, Polit...

Steve Bloomfield

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 players and fans, poli...

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Published: May 2010

Griezmann: The Making of France's Min...

Luca Caioli

Quick, incisive and versatile, Antoine Griezmann is the ultimate modern forward. Arriving in 2014 to join an Atletico Madrid side persistently challenging for the biggest trophies in Spanish and European football, he quickly establish...

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Published: Nov 2017

Mbapp'

Luca Caioli

Kylian Mbappe's meteoric rise to footballing stardom has been one of the major talking points of recent seasons.Having only made his professional debut for Monaco in 2015, aged just sixteen, by summer 2017 he had already seen a £200m...

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Published: Oct 2018

Messi - 2017 Updated Edition: More Th...

Luca Caioli

Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer of our time: a magician with uncanny ability to beat defenders, find space and score goals. 2016 saw him win the Ballon d'Or for a record fifth time, further emphasising his status as the greate...

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Published: Oct 2016

Messi 2016: More Than a Superstar

Luca Caioli

Lionel Messi is the greatest soccer player of our time: a magician with uncanny ability to beat defenders, find space and score goals. At the peak of his powers during Barcelona's 2015 treble win - a decade on from his first Spanish t...

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Published: Aug 2015

Neymar - 2019 Updated Edition: The Un...

Luca Caioli

Having long been hailed as a future star of world soccer, Neymar has thrived under the pressure of expectation.Already well on his way to becoming Brazil's all-time top scorer and a leading light in one of the greatest Barcelona teams...

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Published: Nov 2018

Pogba: The Rise of Manchester United'...

Luca Caioli

When Manchester United re-signed their former youth player Paul Pogba for a world record fee in the summer of 2016, they made a powerful statement. Together with the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimović. It signalled their determination to ...

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Published: Nov 2017

Suarez, Messi, Neymar: Inside Barcelo...

Luca Caioli

Already boasting Lionel Messi and Neymar, in July 2014 Barcelona paid more than £70 million to sign Luis Suárez from Liverpool, completing soccer's most dangerous strikeforce.In Suárez, Messi, Neymar, acclaimed soccer writer Luca C...

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Published: Jan 2015

The Manager: Inside the Minds of Foot...

Mike Carson

From the post room to the board room, everyone thinks they can be the manager. But how do you manage outrageous talent? What do you do to inspire loyalty from your players? How do you turn around a team in crisis? What's the best way ...

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Published: Oct 2014

The Fall of the House of FIFA: The Mu...

David Conn

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. Beginning with early morning r...

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Published: Jun 2017

Zonal Marking: How the Dutch Backpass...

Michael Cox

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. Then the baton pass...

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Published: Jun 2019

The Modern Soccer Coach: Pre-Season T...

Gary Curneen

When it comes to building successful soccer teams, pre-season is a critical time. It's the perfect time for the coach to create a team identity, set standards, develop effective training habits, and reinforce winning behaviors. Get it...

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Published: Feb 2015

Club Soccer 101: The Essential Guide ...

Luke Dempsey

Everything any fan needs to know.Club Soccer 101 is the essential guide to 101 of the most storied soccer clubs in the world. The book covers the history of European powerhouses like Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Inter M...

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Published: Sep 2014

Leading: Learning from Life and My Ye...

Alex Ferguson

After an astonishing career-first in Scotland, and then over 27 years with Manchester United Football Club- Sir Alex Ferguson delivers Leading, in which the greatest soccer coach of all time will analyze the pivotal leadership decisio...

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Published: Sep 2016

How Soccer Explains the World: An Unl...

Franklin Foer

“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 skills as a narrator are ...

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Published: May 2010

Youth Soccer Drills 3rd Edition

Jim Garland

Youth Soccer Drills is your indispensable tool for coaching beginning to intermediate soccer players ages 5 to 12. Rely on 100 drills and games to make practices more fun and productive. Through these practice activities, even novice ...

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Published: Jun 2014

"That Little Son of a B**ch!": A Socc...

Billy Gazonas

This is an incredibly inspiring soccer story that shows us that if you're really motivated and ignore those that say you are not good enough, you can make your dreams a reality. Billy Gazonas-at 5-foot-3, 132 pounds - yearned to play ...

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Published: Mar 2020

The Game of Our Lives: The English Pr...

David Goldblatt

The Game of Our Lives is a masterly portrait of soccer and contemporary Britain. Soccer in the United Kingdom has evolved from a jaded, working-class tradition to a sport at the heart of popular culture, from an economic mess to a boo...

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Published: Nov 2015

Functional Core Strength Soccer: Buil...

Kristen Gostomski

Functional Core Strength Soccer is a must-read for coaches, athletes, and parents of athletes. Sports performance coach Kristen Gostomski describes the key core muscles and why they are so important for sports performance and injury p...

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Published: Apr 2018

How to Watch Soccer

Ruud Gullit

An opinionated masterclass in the art and science of "reading" a match from one of professional soccer's most respected and beloved international figures  Ruud Gullit knows better than anyone else that to understand soccer ...

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Published: Mar 2017

Bayern: Creating a Global Superclub

Uli Hesse

Bayern Munich are the most passionately supported club in Germany and the most hated. There is no doubt that they are the most successful. Winners of 24 domestic titles since the late 1960s, they have stood at the pinnacle of European...

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Published: Jun 2018

The Mammoth Book of the World Cup

Nick Holt

A guide to the one of the few truly international events. It covers everything from its roots in Uruguay in 1930 to the modern all-singing, all-dancing Greatest Show on Earth!

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Published: May 2014

Das Reboot: How German Soccer Reinven...

Raphael Honigstein

"A beautiful story, expertly told." -Per Mertesacker, Arsenal defender and member of the German national team, winners of the 2014 World CupEstádio do Maracanã, July 13, 2014, the last ten minutes of extra time in the Worl...

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Published: Nov 2015

Soccer Coaching: A Step-by-Step Guide...

Dylan Joseph

Ever get a little overwhelmed by trying to think of what to teach your team in practice?Wish you had a book that was quick to read that doubled your confidence by pointing out the most important things to focus on with your team?Want ...

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Published: Oct 2019
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