For the Love of Football: A Companion

For the Love of Football: A Companion

Author : Johnny Morgan

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Rs. 299
Classification Sport
Pub Date 1 May 2018
Imprint Manjul
Page Extent 240 pages
Binding Paperback
Language English
ISBN 978-93-87383-34-0
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In what year did the first televised football match take place? What were the first shin pads made out of? Who held the shortest ever managerial position, at a record-breaking 10 minutes? From the humble beginnings of Notts County football club in 1862 to the technical heights of the game that we watch today, football is a sport treasured by millions of people across the globe. Packed with facts and trivia, this miscellany takes you on a tour through the origins of the game, its key players and famous rivalries, and the triumphs and scandals that color its history. Whether you’re a new fan, a keen player, or an avid spectator, For the Love of Football is perfect for anyone who knows the incomparable joy of the beautiful game.

About author

Johnny Morgan is addicted to playing, reading about and watching football. A writer by day, he has also turned out for teams in England, France and Austria. he lives in Vienna an is failing badly at not indoctrinating his young son in the sport. He is also the author of 'The Football Lover's Companion' and 'The Joy of Football'.