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    DescriptionThe dramatic and controversial history of the world's leading tournament. Brian Glanville's classic account is a celebration of the great players and matches from Uruguay in 1930 to South Africa in 2010 - and a bold attack on all those who have mismanaged the 'beautiful game'.

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    The Story of the World Cup
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brian Glanville
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 496
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 37 mm
    Weight: 556 g
    ISBN 13: 9780571274505
    ISBN 10: 0571274501

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.1
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: HBT
    BISAC V2.8: SPO019000, SPO040000
    BIC subject category V2: WSJA1, WSBX
    DC23: 796.33466809
    Imprint name
    Faber & Faber Non-Fiction
    Publication date
    16 January 2014
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    Author Information
    Brian Glanville, novelist and journalist, is one of the best writers on football. He spent nearly thirty years as a football correspondent for the Sunday Times to which he is still a contributor. He has also written for The People as well as contributing obituaries of prominent players to The Guardian. Faber Finds have reissued three of his novels - his two on football, The Rise of Gerry Logan and The Dying of the Light as well as The Olympian.