CONTENTS: 1. THE ORIGINS & SIGNIFICANCE OF THE WORLD CUP: 6 pages How the World Cup came about and how it has grown into the world s greatest sporting event. 2. TOURNAMENT BY TOURNAMENT: 80 pages The backbone of the book is a tournament-by-tournament retelling of the story of the competition, brought to life with numerous vintage pictures and panels outlining key moments. The chapter will also include a stylishly designed appendix listing all the results for each tournament. 3. FOOTBALL NATIONS OF THE WORLD CUP: 40 pages A nation-by-nation guide to the 76 nations who have played in the World Cup finals. Ranging from 75 word entries on the teams who have graced the finals on just one occasion, to four page features on the clubs who have had the most success and the most significant histories in the competition. Each entry will tell the story of that nation s involvement in the history of the World Cup. The entries for the main countries will be supported stylish sidebars and illustrating all of the finalists from the competition s history, which tournaments they competed in, plus all of the host countries. 4. LEGENDS OF THE WORLD CUP: 30 pages Biographies of 100 players who have had the most impact on the World Cup, from the legends who have lifted the trophy on more than one occasion to those less famous players who have made a significant impact on the competition s history. The chapter will be heavily illustrated and make use of visually impacting sidebars and timelines. 5. GREAT MANAGERS OF THE WORLD CUP: 16 pages Biographies of about 40 great managers from the history of the World Cup, from the 18 coaches who have won the competition to some of those managers who have graced the tournament at numerous tournaments 6. GUIDE TO WORLD CUP 2010: 20 pages A guide to the 2010 World Cup, including a stylishly designed map of South Africa which illustrates where the matches are being played. The chapter will also include a stadium guide, plus fact files on each of the qualifying countries, detailing the statistics and records of each of the finalists qualification, their highest scorers and players to look out for.