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For the Love of Football - A Companion

Johnny Morgan

Publisher: Summersdale

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Summary

• In which 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 ten 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 colour 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.

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