➯ [Read] ➫ The Mammoth Book of The World Cup By Nick Holt ➻ – Heartforum.co.uk An all encompassing chronological guide to football's World Cup one of the world's few truly international events in good time for the June 2018 kick off in Russia From its beginnings in 1930 to the m An all encompassing chronological guide to Book of eBook ↠ football's World Cup one of the world's few truly international events in good time for the June kick off in Russia From its beginnings in to the modern all singing all dancing self styled 'greatest show on Earth' every tournament is covered with features on major stars and great games as well as stories about some less celebrated names and uirky stats and intriguing essays Holt's focus is very much on what takes place on the field
The Mammoth eBook ï rather than how football is a mirror for economic corruption or how a nation's style of play represents a profound statement about its people or how a passion for football can lift underpaid socially marginalised people out of poverty From the best World Cups in and to the worst in and he looks behind the facts and the technical observations to the stories the mysterious sins of omission; critical injuries to key players; and coaching U turns He explains how England's World Mammoth Book of Epub à Cup achievements under Sven Göran Eriksson far from being a national disgrace were actually uite impressive and looks at why Alf Ramsey didn't take Bobby Charlton off in but this is no parochial jingoistic account The book also asks why Brazil did not contribute in despite having won the previous two tournaments and going on to win Mammoth Book of The World eBook ï the next one Why the greatest players of their day did not always shine at the World Cup George Best and Alfredo Di Stefano for example never Mammoth Book of The World eBook ï even made it to the Finals Why did Johann Cruyff not go to the World Cup And why did one of Germany's greatest players never play in the World CupThere are lots of tables some filled with obvious but necessary information but others with uirky observations Alongside accounts of epic games there are also brief biographies of all the great heroes of the World Cup.
- 832 pages
- The Mammoth Book of The World Cup
- Nick Holt
- 13 July 2016 Nick Holt