Football's Strangest Matches
In this fascinating collection of true stories taken from more than 100 years of soccer history, Andrew ward has gathered together the most extrordinary happenings ever to befall a soccer field. They include stories about the game spectators couldn't see: the game that lasted four days; the games between the strikers and the police in 1926 and between Eton College and the unemployed boys; the games of three halves; the game decided by a hypnotist; and the one in which the same player scored all four goals—two for each side. A delight for all soccer fans, this is also a unique look at the more curious moments of the beautiful sport.
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Review: Football's Strangest Matches: Extraordinary but True Stories from Over a Century of FootballUser Review - Sean O'Reilly - Goodreads
I read this some time ago and forgot to review it properly at the time for some reason. Containing, as it does, around 100 accounts of strange foot all matches, each of which is only a page or too in ... Read full review
Review: Football's Strangest Matches: Extraordinary but True Stories from Over a Century of FootballUser Review - Tim Corke - Goodreads
An excellent Christmas present that took ages to read right through but ideal for flicking through occasionally! Read full review