Football's Strangest Matches, Paperback

Football's Strangest Matches Paperback

Part of the Strangest Series series

2 out of 5 (1 rating)


In this fascinating collection of true stories taken frommore than100 years of soccer history, Andrew ward has gathered together the most extrordinary happenings ever to befall asoccer field.

They include stories about the game spectators couldn't see: the game that lasted four days; the games between the strikers and the police in 1926 and between Eton College and the unemployed boys; the games of three halves; the game decided by a hypnotist; and the one in which the same player scored all four goalstwo for each side.

A delight for all soccer fans, this is also a unique look at the more curious moments of the beautiful sport."




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Disappointing mishmash of anecdotes recounted in a pedestrian style.

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