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THE APPRECIATION OF FOOTBALL

Whimsical and entertaining study of football and the finer points of football strategy. Small 8vo. 93pp. 8 plates. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Very good.

£18.00

ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

One of the very earliest books on Association Football. It is essentially an instructional book, with notes on how to play the game, positions and the rules of the game. Goodall played, most notably, for

£320.00

ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Early and rare instructional book about Association Football. Kenneth Hunt played for Wolverhampton Wanderers, scoring in the 1908 FA Cup Final and played twice for England. He also won an Olympic Gold

£350.00

ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Dimmock (1900-72) scored the winner for Spurs in the 1921 F.A. Cup Final and was a member of the famous 1919-20 Spurs side that scored 102 goals, with only 32 conceded, while losing just four out of 42

£240.00

ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL - AN INSTRUCTIONAL BOOK OF THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

Official technique and tactical instructional from the FA. Includes sections on equipment, etiquette and hints to referees and linesmen. Paperback. 1st edition 8vo, stapled booklet. 40pp. including diagrams

£10.00

ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AND HOW TO PLAY IT

Early illustrated footballing instructional by John Cameron, late Tottenham Hotspur player and manager and latterly the secretary of the Player's Union. 1st edition, 86pp. plus 9 pages of adverts to rear.

£290.00

FOOTBALL FOR THE BRAVE

Short football instructional manual by the ex-West Ham player who became a respected coach, including at Arsenal and the FA National Football School, with a focus on individual skill and with reference

£8.00

FOOTBALL IS MY GOAL

Leading players discuss the various skills to play in their position: Mannion on "inside play", Johnny Carey on "full-back's job", Tom Finney on "on the wing", etc. Small 8vo. 128pp. 16 pages of photographs.

£6.00

FOOTBALL IS MY GOAL

A collection of instructional chapters, each covering different aspects of the game and by some of the leading players of the day. Sam Bartram on goalkeeping, Johnny Carey on the job of a full-back, Ron

£8.00

FOOTBALL MADE EASY

Comprehensive football instructional covering technique and tactics from former Rangers and Scotland captain, Young. 8vo, 124pp. including 7 diagrams, plus 16 pages of photos. Dust-wrapper, rubbed to

£10.00

HERBERT CHAPMAN ON FOOTBALL

Chapman was the first, and arguably the greatest, of the 'modern' managers during the 1920s and 30s, when he achieved huge success with first, Huddersfield Town and then, Arsenal. His revolutionary

£90.00

HOW TO PLAY FOOTBALL: A PRACTICAL GUIDE BY BILLY STEEL

Mainly a football instructional book, with one biographical chapter. Steel played for Derby County and Scotland. Small 8vo. 206pp. Frontispiece, 8 plates. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Good condition.

£14.00

HOW TO PLAY SOCCER - ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Football book. A rare instructional book, split into four sections - Forward Play by Robert Kelly (Sunderland), Back and Half-Back Play by Alf Baker (Arsenal), Wing Play by Dicky York (Aston Villa) and

£85.00

HOW TO PLAY SOCCER - ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL

Football book. A rare instructional book, split into four sections - Forward Play by Robert Kelly (Sunderland), Back and Half-Back Play by Alf Baker (Arsenal), Wing Play by Dicky York (Aston Villa) and

£95.00

SCIENTIFIC SOCCER IN THE SEVENTIES

Analysis of soccer with particular focus on the differing styles of teams in the 1970 World Cup Finals. 1st edition. 8vo. Photos. A very good copy in dust wrapper.

£8.00

SKILLS AND STRATEGIES OF SUCCESSFUL SOCCER

Written in acknowledgment of the rise in popularity of soccer in the U.S.A. during the 1960s, offers a brief history of the game and an overview of its administration followed by a tactical and technical

£8.00

SOCCER

Soccer instruction US style. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good in dustwrapper.

£5.00

SOCCER COACHING

Literally the FA coaching manual, first published in 1952 and written by the Director of Coaching and England team manager, featuring hundreds of line illustrations and chalkboard-style diagrams. 8vo.

£6.00

SOCCER FOR THINKERS

Coaching book from the great "ideas" man, who spent many years at West Ham as a player before taking up managerial roles at clubs like Manchester City, Plymouth Argyle and Crystal Palace. Fourth impression.

£25.00

SOCCER FROM THE INSIDE

Soccer tactics from the Tottenham Hotspur player and manager of Charlton Athletic. 8vo. 112pp. Diagrams. Gift inascription to fly-leaf. Dust-wrapper, rubbed and creased to edges. Good condition.

£12.00

SOCCER TACTICS

Football instructional book, with many diagrams. First edition. 127pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Very good condition.

£16.00

SOCCER: EXPERIENCES OF THE GAME WITH PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION ON TRAINING AND ON PLAY IN EACH POSITION

Football book. A very detailed description of how to play in each position, coupled with personal reminiscences of his career with Arsenal and England. Small 8vo. viii + 326pp. Portait frontis, 8 plates,

£30.00

SOCCER: EXPERIENCES OF THE GAME WITH PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION ON TRAINING AND ON PLAY IN EACH POSITION

A very detailed description of how to play in each position, coupled with personal reminiscences of his career with Arsenal and England. First edition. Small 8vo. viii + 326pp. Portait frontis, 8 plates,

£110.00

SOCCER: TECHNIQUES - TACTICS - COACHING

Csanadi was an Hungarian footballer and coach. Illustrated with many photographs and diagrams. Large 8vo. 685pp. Third revised edition, translated from the original Hungarian. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed

£18.00

STANLEY MATTHEWS SOCCER MANUAL

Instructional football manual by the great Blackpool and England winger. Paperback. 8vo. 48pp. Illus. Original pictorial wrappers, very good.

£12.00

THE STRATEGY OF SOCCER

West Ham and England forward Byrne gives his thoughts on the positions, plays and tactics that make for a match winning strategy. First edition. Small 8vo. 106pp. 8 pages of photographs. Ex-library, with

£68.00

TRAINING FOR SOCCER - AN OFFICIAL COACHING MANUAL OF THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

The England manager shares his advice on all aspects of football training - from fitness work to tactical drills, with chalk-board style line illustrations throughout. 8vo. 200pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly

£9.00

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