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Football against the enemy

Simon Kuper

Football against the enemy

by Simon Kuper

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Published by Phoenix in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soccer -- Social aspects,
  • Soccer -- Political aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSimon Kuper.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 239 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15523696M
    ISBN 100753805235
    OCLC/WorldCa44487825

    Football Against the Enemy is not just a book about sport. Sure, it's a book about football, but it's also about everything in between. It's a travel book about what football means to the world. There are lots of these books out there who do a decent job explaining football and the world. But what Kuper does best is turn it into a travel book/5(9). Culture BOOK REVIEW / Two halves, one world: Football: Against The Enemy - Simon Kuper: Orion, pounds

    Read "Football Against The Enemy" by Simon Kuper available from Rakuten Kobo. The classic winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award Throughout the world, football is a potent force in Brand: Orion Publishing Group. Football against the enemy. [Simon Kuper] Throughout the world, football is a potent force in the lives of millions of people. Researching this book, the author travelled to 22 countries all over the world to examine the way in which Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with.

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This book has 4/5(3K). Football Against the Enemy was Simon Kuper’s first published book. He later followed this up with other titles like his Soccernomics editions. In these, he looked at the various aspects of soccer from an economics and statistical angle and then expounded on topics like why England doesn’t win football world cups; and the economic benefits of hosting a world cup.

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