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Fever Pitch

Fever Pitch

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Genre: Experience
"I still have no idea whether football is a much simpler or much more complicated game than I believe it to be." More info →
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Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius

Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius

"I was branded a coach who was opposed to attacking midfielders. The truth is that I was afraid of moving into a territory that I thought I knew too little about. It was a lack of courage, but I made up for it in the years that followed." More info →
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The Seven Secrets of Successful Coaches

The Seven Secrets of Successful Coaches

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Genre: Theory
"If you focus on being liked, you will probably not be respected. However, if you focus on earning your athletes' respect, you will probably be liked as well." More info →
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101 Teambuilding Activities

101 Teambuilding Activities

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Genre: Practice
"Individual commitment to a group work effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." (Vince Lombardi) More info →
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The 90 Minute Manager

The 90 Minute Manager

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Genre: Theory
"One way for a manager to enhance togetherness within the team is to highlight the existence of an external enemy - a siege mentality, a 'them against us' philosophy to engender team spirit" More info →
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The Rules of Association Football

The Rules of Association Football

"No player shall wear projecting nails, iron plates, or gutta percha on the soles or heels of his boots." More info →
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Behind the Curtain: Travels in Eastern European Football

Behind the Curtain: Travels in Eastern European Football

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Genre: Travel
"The most important thing in football is what a player is doing on a pitch when he's not in possession of the ball, not vice-versa. So when we say that we have an excellent player that comes from the following principle: 1% talent and 99% hard work." (Valerie Lobanovskyi) More info →
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Football Dynamo: Modern Russia and the People’s Game

Football Dynamo: Modern Russia and the People’s Game

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Genre: Travel
"Brazil are playing a match against Russia. "Ah, I can handle this lot on my own" says Ronaldo, "you guys take a rest." Half time comes and goes and Russia are 3-0 down. However, the side make a spirited comeback in the second half, and almost snatch a draw, pulling two goals back after Ronaldo is sent off in the 75th minute." More info →
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Football Against the Enemy

Football Against the Enemy

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Genre: Travel
"Referee, I piss on you! Another man turned round and asked "why piss?" for that was not a traditional curse. But the other man replied "Why not? It's what I feel like doing"" More info →
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Clough: The Autobiography

Clough: The Autobiography

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Genre: Autobiography
"It only takes a minute to score a goal, and it takes less than a minute to change someone's outlook with a word or two." More info →
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Winning!

Winning!

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Genre: Autobiography
"Winning is about more than just points on the scoreboard, or performance on the pitch. If we didn't achieve excellence in every area of our efforts as an organization, then we weren't really winning." More info →
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Feet of the Chameleon: The Story of Football in Africa

Feet of the Chameleon: The Story of Football in Africa

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Genre: Travel
"There are at least seven Nigerians for every Cameroonian; yet Cameroon have been champions of the continent at its favoured sport twice as many times as Nigeria." More info →
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