Tag Archives: Football

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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Christmas Gifts for Sports Fans

Searching for that perfect sporty gift this year? Whether you’re buying for football fans, cyclists, cricketers or armchair athletes, we’ve got Christmas covered. Shop now to get a festive 45% off!* * Sale ends Sunday 11 December 2016 The Wenger Revolution: Twenty … 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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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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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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Who will fill Sir Alex Ferguson’s shoes?

I was 11 years old when I first started supporting Manchester United; an arbitrary decision to annoy my Liverpool-supporting older brother, but also linked to the football sticker swapping craze which had spread through the school playground. It was the … Continue reading

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Last night’s controversial red card decision – our expert referee speaks!

In light of the controversy surrounding the Manchester United v Real Madrid match last night and the sending off of Nani by referee Cuneyt Cakir, we asked Keith Hackett, author of You are the Ref: a Guide to Good Refereeing … Continue reading

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