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Best New Football Books To Add To Your Holiday Wish List

inverting the pyramid Best New Football Books To Add To Your Holiday Wish List

Other than a few soccer blogs and a handful of literate newspapers, there isn’t a plenitude of intelligent football writing available. But there is one last bastion that we can continue to depend on and that’s football books.

A good way to find out which books to buy are to find the ones nominated for the William Hill Sports Book Of The Year. The 2008 nominations have been announced and they include the following football books:

The winner will be announced on November 24. But in reality, all of the above books are winners. If you’re looking for a perfect Christmas present for the football fan in your house, order one or more of the above books online. Some of them are available via for readers in North America.

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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4 Responses to Best New Football Books To Add To Your Holiday Wish List

  1. Kevin says:

    lol, I just looked at this book yesterday Gaffer, Wilson has written another called Behind the Curtain: Football in Eastern Europe.

  2. lsmetana says:

    I requested a review copy of Wilson's new book from the publisher a month or more back but have not heard anything thus far :)

  3. I have gone through this link for intelligent foortball writing and found it to be worthy … thanks

  4. A friend of mine gave me a copy of “Inverting the Pyramid” as a birthday gift..I really enjoyed reading it . It opened a lot of revelations in sports history , I can say these book also entertained me.

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