A History of the World Cup

A History of the World Cup


Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Detailed descriptions of important games and profiles of outstanding managers and athletes are included in a chronicle of the World Cup soccer tournament since its inception in 1930.

Book News
This history traces the development of the World Cup from its origins in 1920 up to 2006. The aim is to recount its history to an American audience that is unfamiliar with the tournament's past, describing the major players and specific games throughout this period. One chapter is devoted to Pelé. The appendix lists statistics from 1930 to 2006. Lisi is a former freelance sports writer for the Scripps Howard News Service and currently works as a news reporter at the New York Post. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Rowman and Littllefield
A History of the World Cup: 1930-2006 chronicles this international phenomenon, providing vivid accounts of individual games, highlighting the players and coaches who left their mark on the competition over the past six decades, and featuring a glossary of terms, statistics for each competition, photos, and profiles of the most memorable-and controversial-figures of the sport.

Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780810859050
Branch Call Number: 796.33466 LIS
Characteristics: xvii, 421 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.


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