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Murray, Scott

Football For Dummies®

Murray, Scott - Football For Dummies<sup>&#174;</sup>, ebook

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Whether you want to impress friends and colleagues with new-found football wisdom, brush up on details you're unsure about (the offside rule, anyone?) or improve your practical skills, this is the book for you! Covering all the basics of the game, rules and tactics, as well as giving an in-depth history of the sport and how it has evolved to the present day, this indispensable guide will get you up to speed on the most popular game in the world in no time. With dream team formations, tips on football betting and supporting, essential coverage on the World Cup, and stats on current teams, players and managers both at home and abroad, football expert and Guardian journalist Scott Murray keeps it fun, fresh and knowledgeable to get you through the major tournaments and beyond.

Football For Dummies includes:

PART 1: KICK OFF
Chapter 1: The bare essentials                                         
Chapter 2: A rich history                                   
Chapter 3: Get your boots on - the gear you need      

PART 2: PLAYING THE GAME  
Chapter 4: Laying down the laws
Chapter 5: Positions and tactics      
Chapter 6: Honing your skills          
Chapter 7: Talented training                            
Chapter 8: Coaching, managing and leadership          
Chapter 9: Putting it all into practice                               

PART 3: THE WORLD OF FOOTBALL                  
Chapter 11: The World Cup                             
Chapter 12: The international scene                              
Chapter 13: The British club scene                 
Chapter 14: Taking on the world    
Chapter 15: Women's football                                         

PART 4: FANS ENCLOSURE                            
Chapter 16: Going to the match                      
Chapter 17: Read all about it...                      
Chapter 18: Compulsive viewing: Football on TV (and film, and DVD...)            
Chapter 19: Joining in (sort of...)    

PART 5: THE PART OF TENS                         
Chapter 20: Great players                                       
Chapter 21: Great managers
Chapter 22: Great matches                                   
Chapter 23: Bad behaviour                                                             

PART 6: APPENDICES
Appendix 1: Appendix A: Honour Boards                                    
Appendix 2: Glossary                                                                        
Appendix 3: Key Football Organisations

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
408 pages
Category
Sport, Exercise
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780470664407
Printed ISBN
9780470688373

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