The Book of Football Quotations

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Now in its seventh edition, this is the best quotable reference book English football has ever had, providing a hilarious and thought-provoking commentary on the game of soccer.

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PHIL SHAW is a sports writer for the Independent. He has previously written for the Guardian, Observer and Time Out. Along with eight editions of The Book of Football Quotations, originally in collaboration with Peter Ball, he has written Whose Game Is It Anyway? a book about football fanzines. A Leeds United fan and veteran reporter of three European Championships and four World Cups, Phil lives in Staffordshire with his wife and children.

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"Truly a must... it can make you laugh or cry" Sunday Telegraph "It should be on the shelf of everyone who loves football" The Times "Shaw has drawn together a fine catalogue of comical observations for a book to which enthusiasts will return regularly for comical stimulation" Scotland on Sunday "Shaw has drawn together a fine catalogue of comical observations for a book to which enthusiasts will return regularly for comical stimulation" Scotland on Sunday

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