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La décennie décadente du foot français: 2002-2012 : Enquête au cœur des Ble…



Dix ans les « yeux dans les Bleus », sans trucage ni montage : voici une enquête implacable sur la décennie décadente du foot français.
L’étoile du maillot de l’équipe de France de football ne brille plus depuis dix ans. Pourquoi ? Pourquoi, de la pathétique Coupe du monde 2002 en Corée au bus de la honte en Afrique du Sud, a-t-on connu une telle descente aux enfers ? Trop d’argent ? Trop de pressions ? Ce livre répond à toutes vos interrogations.
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World Cup in Brazil: A Brazilian View



In 2013 and 2014 Brazil has hosted two tournaments bringing together the best teams in the world, the Confederations Cup, with the winners of each continent and the World Cup, with the 32 best national football teams. As these competitions were in my country I would like to watch the games in the stadiums, besides enjoying the atmosphere of these events in my Brazil. About my experience watching the Confederations Cup and the World Cup in Brazil I will tell you in this book. Enjoy it Romeu…

The Away Game: The Epic Search for Football’s Next Superstars


Over the past decade, an audacious programme called Football Dreams has held trials for millions of 13-year-old boys across Africa looking for football’s next superstars. Led by the Spanish scout who helped launch Lionel Messi’s career at Barcelona and funded by the desert kingdom of Qatar, the programme has chosen a handful of boys each year to train to become professionals – a process over a thousand times more selective than getting into Harvard.

In The Away Game, reporter Sebastian…

Provided You Don’t Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough


‘One day you’ll write a book about this club. Or, more to the point, about me. So you may as well know what I’m thinking and save it up for later when it won’t do any harm to anyone.’

Brian Clough’s twenty years as Nottingham Forest manager were an unpredictable mixture of success, failure, fall-outs and alcoholism. Duncan Hamilton, initiated as a young journalist into the Brian Clough empire, was there to see it all. In this strikingly intimate biography – William Hill Sports…

Be Careful What You Wish For



Multimillionaire at 32 Youngest Premier League football club owner at 36 His club and a fortune lost at 42 Owning your childhood club – that’s the dream, isn’t it? Simon Jordan made his fortune building a mobile phone company from scratch. When he sold it for GBP75 million, he bought Crystal Palace FC, the club he’d supported as a boy, and led them into the Premier League. Ten years later Palace was in administration and Jordan had lost nigh on everything. Be Careful What You Wish For lifts…