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The Crew

APPEARANCES CAN BE DECEPTIVE - as Paul Jarvis of the National Football Intelligence Unit is only too well aware. He knows that Billy Evans is no ordinary East End lad made good. He's also a thug, a villain and a cop killer. Jarvis just hasn't been able to prove it... Yet.So when Jarvis discovers that Evans is putting together a hooligan 'Super Crew' to follow England to Italy, he feels sure he can finally put Evans behind bars - if only someone can infiltrate the Crew and get him the proof he needs.But nothing is ever that simple. The Crew believe Evans is just out for a full-on riot. Jarvis thinks he's trafficking drugs. But Billy Evans is always one step ahead. He has another plan. And it will be catastrophic for everyone concerned.EXCEPT HIM.

Everywhere We Go: Hooligan Series - Book One

‘Probably the best book ever written on football violence’ - Daily MailThe Shocking Truth Behind Football ViolenceEverywhere We Go gives the most remarkable and frightening insight into the behaviour of the football thug. Written by two people who know the world of the hooligan from the inside, this book features many first-hand accounts of incidents, from both perpetrators and victims, that make chilling reading. It builds up to provide the most comprehensive look behind the matchday madness that has yet been published, explores:• The changing face of football violence• Who gets involved - and why• How the ‘firms’ operate, both home and away• The role of ‘scouts’ and ‘spotters’ in planning violence• The football establishment - and how they can help solve the problem• The involvement of the far right in football and the issue of racismReviews for Everywhere We Go:‘Offers a grim Insight into the mind of the football thug’ - Daily Mirror‘This honest, funny and refreshingly direct account achieves its aim of toppling a few careless stereotypes’ - Independent on Sunday‘Everywhere We Go is the most detailed account yet from fans involved with football violence’ - Total Football

The Unforgettable World Cup: 31 Days of Triumph and Heartbreak in Brazil

The 2014 World Cup brought with it excitement, drama, artistry and disappointment -- both on and off the field. This e-book from The Wall Street Journal collects dispatches from our coverage of the sights, sounds and culture of the world's favorite sport as seen in Brazil, its spiritual home. We’ve collected highlights from The Journal's coverage of the tournament, added an introductory essay from WSJ Sports Columnist Jason Gay and more to bring you the most interesting, unexpected and insightful reporting from the Journal's correspondents in Brazil and around the world. It looks at everything from the sport itself to the people, places and culture that make the World Cup one of the most engaging sporting events on the planet.

GREAT MANCHESTER UNITED MATCHES: (1) TEN OUR FATHER'S AND FIVE HAIL MARY'S: MANCHESTER UNITED V ATHLETIC BILBAO: WEDNESDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 1957

‘Ten Our Fathers and Five Holy Mary’s’ is the first in a series of twenty Great Manchester United matches. We begin of all places, Maine Road, on Wednesday 6th February 1957. In the European Cup quarter finals, the Busby Babes are 5-3 down from the first leg against the wonderful, Spanish champions, the mighty Basques of Athletic Bilbao. With Old Trafford’s floodlights still a month from being ready, the drama moves across the city to Moss Side, for a game many United supporters of a certain vintage still regard as the greatest ever. It was an evening when red shirted heroes were required and none more than Tommy Taylor, the ‘Smiling Executioner’ stepped forward. Time to go back now to a cold, misty, February evening, with 70,000 supporters roaring ‘UNITED!’ towards the heavens, a strong smell of tobacco in the air, a light smattering of snow covering the pitch and a bitter, cold rain driving down. A miracle was required, prayers were being whispered on the terraces, but would Ten Our Father’s and Five Hail Mary’s be [email protected]@johnludds

Soccer: A Soccer's Fan Guide to the World's Best Soccer Teams (Soccer World, Soccer Gear,Soccer News,Football Results)

Soccer: A Soccer's Fan Guide to The Best Soccer Teams.It’s known that as many as a billion people watch the FIFA tournament final. Imagine a billion people all over the world, watching the same game as the same time. That is the power of football, it’s a unifying force. You might know who won the latest FIFA world cup or the one before that, but what about the rich history and tradition of the games that never even gets mentioned now•The glorious past of the teams that may be worse or perhaps, even better now.•This book is a complete guide for football fans or people who wish to learn more about football. • It consists of the analysis of the performance of the all-time top 10 teams. •Teams are ranked based on their statistics from the very first FIFA world cup in 1930 to the most recent one in 2014. •It summarizes the chronicles of each of the mentioned team while, providing brief explanations along.Let’s get one thing clear; I’m not a soccer enthusiast. I am a soccer addict. Let’s just say that I didn’t choose soccer, soccer chose me. I have developed an unhealthy passion regarding soccer. I remember soccer dates and references better than I can remember my family’s birthdays. Soccer isn’t just game, it’s a lifestyle. You’re reading a book on soccer….so I think I can comfortably assume that you’re at least a bit as obsessed with soccer as I am. Just kidding.You don’t have to be soccer addict to be reading this. This book is for all those who wish to teach themselves about soccer. Whether you’re a person who can only think “Beckham” when soccer is mentioned; or can name the whole Spanish team on your fingertips. This book is for all. Welcome to my Soccer guide for the best of the best Soccer teams in the world.Ten Reasons to Purchase This Book1. If you are a soccer enthusiast this is must. 2.The Statistics are listed here3.All The Favorite teams are listed here4.The Winning Teams are listed here 5.The Worlds's Top winning reams are mentioned 6.Soccer is a Universal Sport7.The World cup is a universally watched sport capturing the interest of millions8.This Guide will keep you up to date on the current and past events9.I am a Soccer enthusiast and is imparting my knowledge unto serious fans like me10.This is a keepsake guide for avid fans, families, parents, young adults and even children.ADD BOOK TO CART !!!!!

Ultras: Origins and history of a link between the fans and the world of football. A book that wants to highlight the positive and negative aspects of a reality that accompanies this sport

Text that wants to tell the positive and negative aspects of a phenomenon that has accompanied football for decades

Evaluate & Elevate Your Soccer Game

As a soccer player at any age, you always need to be progressing. But why, how and when? This book helps you take a look at all the aspects of your game with 100 action items on what you should be identifying and working on. It's all in the details.