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Mister: The Men Who Taught The World How To Beat England At Their Own Game

Football writer Rory Smith introduces his new book Mister, which tells the history of football coaches who have strayed from Old Blighty and gone on to coach teams to extraordinary success. Introduced by Waterstones Online's Sally Campbell.

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Continental Style

Our Choice of European Football Books


The World's Game 

The Best Books on World Football


Angels With Dirty Faces

Award-winning sportswriter Jonathan Wilson is the editor of The Blizzard magazine and author of Football Book of the Year 2009 Inverting The Pyramid. Here, he introduces his newest title Angels With Dirty Faces: The Footballing History of Argentina at the heart of which is the engimatic story of Imre Hirschl, a Hungarian who was a 'charismatic genius, possible con-man, war hero, match-fixer and indisputably brilliant coach'

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Matt's Favourite Football Writing

Our Sports Bookseller, Matt Gardiner, selects his favourite football books of all time.

Football Lives

The Very Best Football Biographies


Eyes On The Pies: At the Coalface of the Amateur Game

Nige Tassell is a music and sport journalist whose work has featured in The Guardian, FourFourTwo and The New Statesman. Here he introduces his new book, The Bottom Corner: A Season With The Dreamers Of Non-League Football, which explores the dedication, love and, of course pies, needed to keep the amateur game alive.

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The Real Beautiful Game

Books to Help You Remember Why You Fell In Love With Football


Football Reference Books


'Got, Not Got'

Football Nostalgia