Own Goal!

Own Goal! : How Egotism and Greed are Destroying Football

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Written by an avid football fan, this book describes how football has evolved from being grimy and bankrupt to being super-rich and ultra-fashionable. It argues that the fans are being conned and that the sport has formed an immoral alliance with the media and big business.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0752843605
  • 9780752843605

About Simon Freeman

Simon Freeman is one of Britain's most distinguished investigative journalists. He was deputy editor of The Sunday Times' Insight Team. He has been chiefnews editor for The Sunday Correspondent and The European, he has been a feature writer for the Guardian and investigative writer for the Financial Mail and the Mail on Sunday. He has also written for Vanity Fair; The Observer; The Sunday Telegraph; The Sunday Times; The Mail on Sunday; Esquire; World Magazine (BBC), The Independent, The Independent on Sunday. He was also London Burshow more