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A Short History of the World Cup

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Published by Creative Content Ltd in London .
Written in English


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ISBN 109781906790622

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In short, the book was a treasure trove for the intense fan. I wore out two copies. THE WORLD CUP:THE COMPLETE HISTORY appears, on the surface, to follow FREDDI'S path. But beware. It falls fall woefully short. Yes, you get the line-ups of each match (including substitutions) along with the name of the match officials/5(7).

Very informative and concise history of the World Cup, from its inception through the games. It was enjoyable to read about the legends of the sport, playing on the biggest stage, and about those legendary games that defined careers for a select few.

Although the concise format is full of information and details, this is one book that I /5(3). The World Cup: A Short History The FIFA World Cup is undoubtedly football’s greatest tournament.

‘The World Cup: A History’ chronicles, as the title implies, the history of the competition, tour. Get this from a library. A short history of the World Cup. [Mark Ryan] -- Every four years, cities and villages all over the globe come to a standstill to watch the most passionate sporting spectacle on earth: football's World Cup.

A TV audience of million people. The World Cup: A Short History. Introduction. On Thursday 14 June the opening match of the 21st FIFA World Cup* will take place between hosts, Russia, and Saudi Arabia at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. 88 years earlier, on 13 JulyMexico and France and USA and Belgium played the opening matches of the first World Cup tournament, both games taking place in the city of Montevideo.

A Short History of the World is a period-piece non-fictional historic work by English author H. Wells first published by Cassell & Co, Ltd Publishing in It was first published in Penguin Books in Later editions were published with updated accounts of world events. It was republished under Penguin Classics in The book was largely inspired by Wells's earlier work The.

Free Online Library: The History Of The World Cup.(Brief article, Audiobook review) by "Internet Bookwatch"; Literature, writing, book reviews Audiobooks Audiobook reviews Printer Frien, articles and books. ‘The World Cup: A History’ chronicles, as the title implies, the history of the competition, tournament by tournament.

Written by History In An Hour’s founder, Rupert Colley, The World Cup: A Short History takes the reader from Jules Rimet’s vision and the inaugural tournament in to the current World Cup in Russia. The first competition for the cup was organized in by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and was won by every four years since that time, except during World War II, the competition consists of international sectional tournaments leading to a final elimination event made up of 32 national Olympic football, World Cup teams are not.

The FIFA World Cup was first held inwhen FIFA, the world's football governing body, decided to stage an international men's football tournament under the era of FIFA president Jules Rimet who put this idea into place. The inaugural edition, held inwas contested as a final tournament of only thirteen teams invited by the organization.

Since then, the World Cup has experienced. Though other histories of the World Cup largely ignore the U.S.'s contribution to the competition, this volume highlights the progress of the American teams over the last several decades.

And while the scope of this book allows American fans to more thoroughly enjoy a history of the World Cup--the book will be of interest to any fan of the sport.5/5(1).

Check out this great listen on Every four years, cities and villages all over the globe come to a standstill to watch the most passionate sporting spectacle on earth: football’s World Cup. A TV audience of million people watched the World Cup final between Italy and France i. Authoritative and comprehensive, The Official History of the FIFA World Cup reviews every tournament since the games were inaugurated in Uruguay in Packed with stunning photography, official documents, and statistics, this unique book tells behind-the-scenes stories, analyzes the legendary matches, and features the biggest stars as well.

BBC Football World Cup (watch the matches live on the net). Proofread by Claire Deakin. Read by Natasha. A History of Soccer for Kids. Hello everybody. My name is Natasha, and I'm dropping by to tell you the true storynory of the history of soccer, or the game.

World Cup History The FIFA World Cup is the most prestigious soccer competition in the world. Played every four years, the World Cup hosts the top 32 national teams in a month long tournament. It's a short history of the World Cup from to today. Amazing little book.

Full of surprises, well written, and although Matt Christopher is known as a childrens' author - this non-fiction history of the worlds most popular sport is fantastic!/5(7).

Author: Wells, H. (Herbert George), LoC No. Title: A Short History of the World Contents: The world in space -- The world in time -- The beginnings of life -- The age of fishes -- The age of the coal swamps -- The age of reptiles -- The first birds and the first mammals -- The age of mammals -- Monkeys, apes and sub-men -- The Neanderthaler and the Rhodesian Man.

Every four years, cities and villages all over the globe come to a standstill to watch the most passionate sporting spectacle on earth: football's World Cup. A TV audience of million people watched the World Cup final between Italy and France in The audience around the world for the games in the tournament came to a cumulative billion in 54 countries.

And 41% of those. The Official History of the FIFA World Cup Book is an authoritative and comprehensive review of the 20 FIFA World Cups to have taken place since the inaugural tournament in Packed with stunning photography, unique official documents and statistics from the FIFA World Reviews: Brian Glanville's dramatic history of the world's most famous football tournament has become the most authoritative guide to the World Cup.

His classic, bestselling account is a vivid celebration of the great players and legendary matches in the competition from Uruguay in to Brazil in - as well as a bold attack on those who have mismanaged the 'beautiful game'.Reviews:. A TV audience of million people watched the World Cup final between Italy and France in The audience around the world for the games in the tournament came to a cumulative billion in 54 countries.

And 41% of those television viewers were women. Records will probably be smashed yet again at World Cup in South Africa.Around the World in Eighty Days, travel adventure novel by French author Jules Verne, published serially in and in book form in Telling the story of the unflappable Phileas Fogg’s trip around the world to win a bet, it was the most widely popular of the Voyages extraordinaires series of novels.The Official History of the FIFA World Cup Book is an authoritative and comprehensive review of the 20 FIFA World Cups to have taken place since the inaugural tournament in Packed with stunning photography, unique official documents and statistics from the FIFA World Football Museum.