Ten tremendous football books

A Listmania! list by Mr. Paul M. Sheehan "paulsheehan26" (Coventry , England)
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All Played Out: The Full Story of Italia '90
1.  All Played Out: The Full Story of Italia '90 by Pete Davies
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  "Possibly the greatest book ever written about football. The Italian world cup of 1990 is the backdrop for this utterly absorbing analysis of football and its supporters at the start of the nineties ."
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The Hand of God: The Life of Diego Maradona
2.  The Hand of God: The Life of Diego Maradona by Jimmy Burns
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  "This sombre and downbeat biography tells the story of Diego Maradona, whose life became a nightmare from which he could not awake. Strips Maradona bare and exposes the devious people surrounding him."
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Football Against The Enemy
3.  Football Against The Enemy by Simon Kuper
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  "This intelligent , and academic book shows what happens around the world whenever football and politics become entwined.From Argentina to The Eastern bloc, this book shows football as more than a game"
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Managing My Life: My Autobiography: The Autobiography
4.  Managing My Life: My Autobiography: The Autobiography by Alex Ferguson
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  "Arguably the finest account of a footballing life yet published.This is the epic journey of a humble man to the peak of his sport."
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The Miracle Of Castel Di Sangro
5.  The Miracle Of Castel Di Sangro by Joe McGinniss
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  "The touching and dramatic story of what happened when a soccer crazy American went to spend a season with an Italian village team who had reached the second highest league in Italy .Simply a joy ."
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Football in Sun and Shadow: An Emotional History of World Cup Football
6.  Football in Sun and Shadow: An Emotional History of World Cup Football by Eduardo Galeano
The list author says:
  "A beautifully written book from South America in which the author writes with passion about the many aspects of football.A book that you can just dip into and love. A classic."
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Full Time: The Secret Life of Tony Cascarino
7.  Full Time: The Secret Life of Tony Cascarino by Paul Kimmage
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  "Not everybody can be David Beckham. The story of a truly troubled man winding down his disappointing career with a lowly French side. Gripping and thought provoking. A must read."
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European Football Yearbook
8.  European Football Yearbook by Mike Hammond
The list author says:
  "Is there a better football reference book in the world ? . This huge book gives the lowdown on every single match in any country in a given season , from England to San Marino. Pricey , but essential."
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Rothman's Football Year Book 2002-2003
9.  Rothman's Football Year Book 2002-2003 by Jack Rollin
The list author says:
  "The Bible of British football for decades , this is to football what the Wisden almanac is to Cricket. Everything you could possibly want is here ."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Paolo Di Canio: The Autobiography
10.  Paolo Di Canio: The Autobiography by Paolo Di Canio
The list author says:
  "Totally enjoyable , this autobiography of a truly passionate player is very spicy indeed , with fascinating  accounts of the cut throat world of Italian soccer. A cracking read ."
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