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Soccernomics (2018 World Cup Edition)
Kuper, Simon
(Paperback)

81% off list price of $17.99

Written with an economist's brain and a soccer writer's skill, soccernomics applies high-powered analytical tools to everyday soccer topics, looking at data and revealing counter-intuitive truths about the world's most beloved game. It all adds up to a revolutionary new approach that has helped...


Inverting The Pyramid: The History of Soccer Tactics (Fully Revised & Updated)
Wilson, Jonathan
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $18.99

Inverting the Pyramid is a pioneering soccer book that chronicles the evolution of soccer tactics and the lives of the itinerant coaching geniuses who have spread their distinctive styles across the globe. Through Jonathan Wilson's brilliant historical detective work we learn how the South Americ...


My Turn: A Life of Total Football
Cruyff, Johan
(Paperback)

78% off list price of $17.99

The autobiography of Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff, whose remarkable life and impeccable style have influenced star players and clubs for decades.NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacke...


My Turn: A Life of Total Football
Cruyff, Johan
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $17.99

The autobiography of Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff, whose remarkable life and impeccable style have influenced star players and clubs for decades.


Bring the Noise
Honigstein, Raphael
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $16.99

Jürgen Klopp's coaching career began in the German second tier at the unfashionable club of FSV Mainz 05, whom he steered to the Bundesliga for the first time in forty-one years. In 2008, he joined Borussia Dortmund, where he achieved back-to-back league titles and took the club to the UEFA Champ...


Fear and Loathing in La Liga: Barcelona, Real Madrid, and the World's Greatest Sports Rivalry
Lowe, Sid
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $17.99

Fear and Loathing in La Liga is the definitive history of the greatest rivalry in world sport: FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid. It's Messi vs. Ronaldo, Guardiola vs. Mourinho, the nation against the state, freedom fighters vs. Franco's fascists, plus majestic goals and mesmerizing skills. It's the b...


The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer
Goldblatt, David
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $25.00

The definitive book about soccer. With a new foreword for the American edition. There may be no cultural practice more global than soccer. Rites of birth and marriage are infinitely diverse, but the rules of soccer are universal. No world religion can match its geographical scope. The single gre...


Soccer Against the Enemy
Kuper, Simon
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $16.99

Soccer is much more than just the most popular game in the world. It is a matter of life and death for millions around the world, an international lingua franca. Simon Kuper traveled to twenty-two countries to discover the sometimes bizarre effect soccer can have on politics and culture. At the s...


Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal
Bensinger, Ken
(Hardcover)

71% off list price of $28.00

The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal—the biggest international corruption case of recent years, spearheaded by US investigators, involving dozens of countries, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world’s most popular sport, soccer, including its biggest event, the World Cup.


The Complete Book of Soccer
Gifford, Clive
(Hardcover)

70% off list price of $40.00

The Complete Book of Soccer is the "must have" read for all of the game's enthusiasts. Packed full of facts and information, as well as stunning images, it covers every aspect of what is the world's most popular sportFrom the origins of the game, right through to details of all the sports top com...


The Numbers Game: Everything You know About Soccer Is Wrong
Sally, David
(Paperback)

61% off list price of $17.00

Moneyball meets Freakonomics in this myth-busting guide to understanding - and winning - the most popular sport on the planet Innovation is coming to soccer, and at the center of it all are the numbers - a way of thinking about the game that ignores the obvious in favor of how things actually ar...


Soccer in Sun and Shadow
Galeano, Eduardo
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $16.99

In this witty and rebellious history of world soccer, award-winning writer Eduardo Galeano searches for the styles of play, players, and goals that express the unique personality of certain times and places. In Soccer in Sun and Shadow, Galeano takes us to ancient China, where engravings from the...


Soccernomics
Kuper, Simon
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $16.99

Soccernomics pioneers a new way of looking at soccer through meticulous, empirical analysis and incisive, witty commentary. The San Francisco Chronicle describes it as “the most intelligent book ever written about soccer.” This World Cup edition features new material, including a provocative exam...


Soccernomics
Kuper, Simon
(Paperback)

83% off list price of $16.99

Soccernomics pioneers a new way of looking at soccer through meticulous, empirical analysis and incisive, witty commentary. The San Francisco Chronicle describes it as “the most intelligent book ever written about soccer.” This World Cup edition features new material, including a provocative exam...


Wayne Rooney: My Decade in the Premier League
Rooney, Wayne
(Paperback)

59% off list price of $15.99

Wayne Rooney is widely regarded as one of the leading football players of his generation. A talisman for Manchester United, since his move to the club in 2004, Rooney is their star player and an all-time great at the club. In the 10 years since he made his debut as a 16 year old for Everton, he h...


My Turn: A Life of Total Football
Cruyff, Johan
(Hardcover)

73% off list price of $26.99

The autobiography of Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff, whose remarkable life and impeccable style have influenced star players and clubs for decades.


Ajax, the Dutch, the War
Kuper, Simon
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $15.99

Presents a history of the Dutch soccer team Ajax during World War II, discussing how the Germans hunted down and eliminated the Jews of the Netherlands including soccer players and how soccer was still played in other European countries during the war.


Catch Them Being Good
Dicicco, Tony
(Softcover)

68% off list price of $14.00

This guide to coaching female athletes of all ages shows how to build a team and provides invaluable advice on the differences between coaching males and females. The authors include exercises that foster teamwork and develop essential skills. They also answer parents' most common questions, such...


Money and Soccer: A Soccernomics Guide
Szymanski, Stefan
(Paperback)

71% off list price of $16.99

Drawing on extensive research into financial records dating back to the 1970s, Szymanski provides clear analysis of the way that clubs have transformed in the modern era. This book isn't limited to European clubs.


One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together
Bass, Amy
(Hardcover)

74% off list price of $28.00

When thousands of Somali refugees resettled in Lewiston, Maine, a struggling, overwhelmingly white town, longtime residents grew uneasy. Then the mayor wrote a letter asking Somalis to stop coming, which became a national story. While scandal threatened to subsume the town, its high school's socc...


The Barcelona Inheritance
Wilson, Jonathan
(Paperback)

72% off list price of $17.99

From Cruyff's "Total Football" to the epic rivalry between Guardiola and Mourinho, a gripping chronicle of the rise and fall of Barcelona's dominance in world soccer.Barcelona's style of play--pressing and possessing--is the single biggest influence on modern soccer. In The Barcelona Inheritance,...


The Official History of the FIFA World Cup
FIFA World Football Museum
(Hardcover)

74% off list price of $45.00

Look back at all 20 World Cup tournaments, starting from the very first game, in the only officially endorsed history from FIFA!No event in the sporting world can rival the glamor, impact, fervent following, and universal appeal of the FIFA World Cup™. Authoritative and comprehensive, The Officia...


The Official History of the FIFA World Cup
FIFA World Football Museum
(Hardcover)

68% off list price of $45.00

Look back at all 20 World Cup tournaments, starting from the very first game, in the only officially endorsed history from FIFA!No event in the sporting world can rival the glamor, impact, fervent following, and universal appeal of the FIFA World Cup™. Authoritative and comprehensive, The Officia...


Pele: The King of Soccer
Simon, Eddy
(Paperback)

55% off list price of $15.99

In the graphic novel Pele: The King of Soccer, Eddy Simon and Vincent Brascaglia beautifully depict Pele's rise from the slums of Brazil to the national stage.


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