Top 10 of Football: 250 Classic and Curious Lists on the Beautiful Game

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9780600620679: Top 10 of Football: 250 Classic and Curious Lists on the Beautiful Game
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Football fans love lists: league tables; starting 11s; performance statistics. Written by the bestselling author of 'Hamlyn's Top 10 of Everything' series, this collection of 250 exclusive lists covers topics ranging from the obvious to the obscure and uncovers fascinating facts about the planet's favourite sport.

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Top 10 of Football publishes in time for the 2010 World Cup, when football will be at the forefront of global consciousness. The Top 10 series is a well-established and bestselling brand, with Top 10 of Everything 2009 so far selling over 40,000 copies in the UK alone. Top 10 for Men, the first spin-off title, was reprinted only one month after publication, having featured in the Bestseller charts in the run-up to Father's Day. Football continues to develop as the world's most popular sport, with around 31/2 billion fans watching and playing around the globe.

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Russell Ash has written and contributed to over 100 successful books, including over 20 years of The Top 10 of Everything and their complementary titles including Top 10 for Men and Top 10 of Britain. He is regularly featured on TV and radio.

Ian Morrison had a trial with Stoke City in the summer of 1964, but failed because the trainer would not allow him to play in his glasses. A sports statistics fanatic, he has been compiling records since receiving the aptly-named Maurice Golesworthy’s Encyclopaedia of Association Football as a Christmas present in 1956. He has written or co-written over 80 books on sports ranging from boxing to American football, snooker to motor racing, as well as The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Soccer.

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Russell Ash, Ian Morrison
Published by Octopus Publishing Group, United Kingdom (2010)
ISBN 10: 0600620670 ISBN 13: 9780600620679
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Book Description Octopus Publishing Group, United Kingdom, 2010. Hardback. Condition: New. Brand New Book. Football fans love lists: league tables; starting 11s; performance statistics. From the bestselling author of Hamlyn s Top 10 of Everything series comes a brand new collection of 250 exclusive lists that cover everything from the obvious to the obscure and uncover fascinating facts about the planet s favourite sport, including: Top 10 clubs with the fewest domestic honours; 10 World Cup unsung heroes; Top 10 longest team names in the League of Wales; 10 FA Cup giant-killers; Top 10 highest-paid players; 10 celebrities who had trials for professional clubs; Top 10 football singles; 10 unfortunately-named players; Top 10 bestselling World Cup songs; and, Last 10 winners of the Mascot Derby. The youngest goalscorers, the greatest comebacks, the worst disciplinary records and the most unusual club nicknames - all of these stats and more are revealed in this pocket-sized homage to the beautiful game. A conversational goldmine for men and the perfect present for the footy fanatic, Top 10 of Football is a must for every soccer-nut. Seller Inventory # LVN9780600620679

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