For the Love of Football : A Companion, Hardback Book

For the Love of Football : A Companion Hardback


In which year did the first televised football match take place?What were the first shin pads made out of?

Who held the shortest ever managerial position, at a record-breaking ten minutes?From the humble beginnings of Notts County football club in 1862 to the technical heights of the game that we watch today, football is a sport treasured by millions of people across the globe.

Packed with facts and trivia, this miscellany takes you on a tour through the origins of the game, its key players and famous rivalries, and the triumphs and scandals that colour its history.

Whether you're a new fan, a keen player or an avid spectator, For the Love of Football is perfect for anyone who knows the incomparable joy of the beautiful game.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
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  • Category: Trivia & quiz question books
  • ISBN: 9781786850096

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