The Story of the World Cup

The Story of the World Cup

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The 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'.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 136 x 214 x 38mm | 559.99g
  • FABER & FABER
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0571274501
  • 9780571274505
  • 406,564

About Brian Glanville

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.show more

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