The Beautiful Game?

The Beautiful Game?: Searching for the Soul of Football

Sports, Football / Soccer
Paperback Published on: 04/08/2005
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Synopsis

Football is at the heart of British culture – yet never has it been in greater turmoil.

Once, football stood for passion, community, honour, even beauty. The game is in danger of losing its lifeblood - and its soul.

In The Beautiful Game? David Conn, the game's most respected investigative journalist, sets out on a journey through the heart of our national game, exploring how the sport has failed - and who is to blame. This is a book for those who keep the faith, who believe that the sport itself, stripped of the greed and self-interest blighting its organisation, still has values, and can still be beautiful.

‘For a fascinating insight into the causes, and the creators, of the game's ills this is a superbly told tale’ Independent

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780224064361
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Weight: 332g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm

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