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Shades of Blue: The Life of a Manchester City Legend and the Story that Sho…


The life of a Manchester City legend and the story that shook football.

David White was born in Manchester in 1967 with football flowing in his veins. Driven by his football-mad dad, David’s prodigious talent was spotted early and he soon signed coveted schoolboy forms for Manchester City, the team that he’d supported since boyhood. A meteoric rise through the club’s ranks led to his first-team debut at the age of eighteen, and he continued to light up Maine Road’s right wing for the next…

Winning Futsal: Secrets to Success in the Youth Game: Volume 1



From Pele to Messi to Neymar, futsal is acknowledged as a key ingredient to developing world class players and teams. Winning Futsal discusses in detail the skills and strategies needed to produce a well organized futsal team and program. Your journey to becoming an outstanding futsal coach starts here. In 2015 Rob Bell put his ideas into play with Ballistic United Futsal Club of Pleasanton, California. His teams went on to dominate USFF’s NorthWest Regional & National tournaments, taking…

African Soccerscapes: How a Continent Changed the World’s Game (Ohio Africa…



A Choice Significant University Press Title for Undergraduates, 2010–11.

From Accra and Algiers to Zanzibar and Zululand, Africans have wrested control of soccer from the hands of Europeans, and through the rise of different playing styles, the rituals of spectatorship, and the presence of magicians and healers, have turned soccer into a distinctively African activity.

African Soccerscapes explores how Africans adopted soccer for their own reasons and on their own terms. Soccer was…

El Pato: Mi autobiografía (Spanish Edition)


Mi mamá quiso ponerme el nombre de su papá, el abuelo Ubaldo. Mi viejo no quiso ser menos y agregó el suyo. Con el tiempo entendí que, si bien eran dos nombres particulares, el resultado de esa combinación familiar tenía su lado positivo.
Esos dos nombres juntos serían imposibles de olvidar. ¿Qué otro ser humano en la Tierra podría llamarse así?

La autobiografía de Ubaldo Matildo Fillol no tiene desperdicio. El que para muchos es el mejor arquero argentino de todos los tiempos, se…