The Football Encyclopedia


Author: Gifford, Clive Published 15/09/2022 | Paperback / softback
215 x 274 x 12 | 590g

ISBN: 9780753447840 Category:

Updated with a fresh new design and all-new photographs throughout, The Football Encyclopedia brings you all the latest information, stats and facts from the world of football. Read about superstar players from Kylian Mbappé and Lucy Bronze to Erling Haaland and Lionel Messi. Follow your favourite teams in the Premier League, La Liga, the Bundesliga and around the globe. And get the lowdown on the greatest tournaments and competitions, from the FA Cup to the FIFA World Cup.

The book now features expanded material on women’s football, one of the world’s fastest-growing sports. It’s packed with pictures and profiles of the world’s most skilful players—old and new—from Harry Kane to Mohamed Salah, Kylian Mbappé to Cristiano Ronaldo, and Alexia Putellas to Neymar. Over 50 of the best sides to have lit up the game are covered in detail, including the England men’s and women’s teams, Brazil, Manchester City, Liverpool and Real Madrid. Football fans will get the key information about the top tournaments and leagues around the world, including the English Premier League, the EUROs, and the UEFA Champion’s League.

All the drama of the ‘beautiful game’ is fully analysed with dynamic full-spread photos and artworks that recreate famous moves and goals, and there is in-depth coverage of every aspect of football, including rules and skills; fans and the media; coaches and tactics. Packed with the latest statistics and fully updated for this new edition, this is a superbly detailed reference book for all the family.

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