Category Archives: Football

A Quiet Genius

The bronze statue erected without huge fanfare at Liverpool’s Anfield stadium a few weeks back does not immediately project its subject as one of football’s greatest managers. He, Bob Paisley, is depicted in his old Gola tracksuit, carrying one of … Continue reading

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Saturday 3pm Twitter Competition

To celebrate the release of Saturday, 3pm: 50 Eternal Delights of Modern Football, we’re giving away five exclusive cover prints signed by author Daniel Gray. To be in with a chance of winning one, simply retweet one of @BloomsburySport‘s giveaway … Continue reading

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Come On, Ref!!

Ever watched a game of football and thought the ref got it wrong? Think you could do a better job? If you fancy yourself as the new Mark Clattenburg, Michael Oliver or Phil Dowd, perhaps you should get your hands on the bestselling … Continue reading

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Strength and Conditioning for Football

The new season kicked off last Saturday, but it’s strength and conditioning (S&C) in pre-season preparation and training that will keep the majority of players injury-free as they return to play. But the work doesn’t stop there. S&C is now an integral … Continue reading

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Discover our #greatreads in the New Bloomsbury Sports catalogue

Our new 2014-2015 Sports Books Catalogue is now available. Browse the catalogue and discover the many different sports books that we publish here at Bloomsbury, from our exceptional training guides to our award winning great reads.  

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Offer: Score 30% off our football books

Get a kick out of these fantastic football books As all eyes are on Brazil at the moment, back here in the UK we are offering 30% off all our football books! Brush up on your refereeing skills with the … Continue reading

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USA to Win the World Cup: Interview with ‘defenceman’ Robert Andrew Powell

Could the US be the surprise package to win the World Cup? Answer: not at all. But on the eve of the greatest show not on ice, I found the best and only man to suggest otherwise, author Robert Andrew … Continue reading

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How to Win at Five-a-Side: Player Audit

To win a social five-a-side football match, you need to play as a – prepare to yawn with joy at the stupendousness of this insight – team. OK, self-evident, but I still see plenty of teams, especially those newly formed, … Continue reading

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David Moyes Is The Right Man, But Only If…

When the news broke that Sir Alex Ferguson was stepping down as manager of Manchester United and the name of his successor was revealed the following day, I was one of those who claimed that David Moyes was the logical … Continue reading

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Show Me the Money!

Take a sneaky peak at this gripping insider-read into Sports Marketing, written by the former Chief Marketing Officer at FC Barcelona, Esteve Calzada.   Publishing this month, Show Me the Money! is everything you’ll want to know about the big … Continue reading

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