By Scott Murray
No matter if you must provoke acquaintances and associates with new-found soccer knowledge, brush up on information you're uncertain approximately (the offside rule, anyone?) or increase your useful talents, this is often the e-book for you! masking all of the fundamentals of the sport, principles and strategies, in addition to giving an in-depth heritage of the game and the way it has developed to the current day, this integral consultant gets you in control at the most well liked video game on this planet very quickly. With dream crew formations, tips about soccer having a bet and helping, crucial insurance at the global Cup, and stats on present groups, gamers and executives either at domestic and in another country, soccer professional and father or mother journalist Scott Murray retains it enjoyable, clean and an expert to get you thru the main tournaments and past.
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You can get a perfectly serviceable leather ball to play and train with for between £5 and £10. Mid-range balls are priced at anything between £10 and £50. A professional standard ball – replicas of the ones players use in the very highest-level games, such as the FA Premier League, Champions League and World Cup – could cost anything between £50 and £100. The variations in price are often dependent on quality of material and construction – perhaps the stitching or bonding of panels is stronger – and give you a rough idea how much life you’ll be able to get from the ball.
They also fell out with FIFA over ‘broken time’ payments to amateur players. ) In truth, though, the Home Nations simply saw international competition as beneath them, still regarding their teams as the best in the world. It was a ridiculous stance: they missed out on the first three editions of FIFA’s new baby, the World Cup, and when they finally returned to the fold in 1950 they found themselves lagging behind the rest of the world. FIFA today is the international governing body of football.
It’s a trend that has snowballed to the present day. A player such as David Beckham, famous from Manchester to Madrid and Milan to LA, is as recognisable as any Hollywood star on the planet. In the 1950s you’d often see players travelling to matches on public transport along with the fans. Preston winger Tom Finney – at one point the best player in England – worked during the week as a plumber. As players became more powerful, so did the bigger clubs. Outfits from the big cities – like Manchester United, Liverpool, Celtic, Rangers, Milan, Juventus, Real Madrid and Barcelona – naturally drew bigger support than teams from the provinces.
Football For Dummies (UK Edition) by Scott Murray