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100 FAMOUS FOOTBALL SYSTEMS

A comprehensive look at the many forecasting systems for winning the Pools. A previous edition also exists under the pseudonym W.H. Shaw. 8vo. 80pp. Original red boards, internally spiral bound. Very

£40.00

100 YEARS OF FOOTBALL IN SWINDON & DISTRICT

Contains many intersting photographs, including teams. Paperback. 8vo. 112pp. Covers a little marked and lightly rubbed. A good copy.

£16.00

ALAN BRECK'S BOOK OF SCOTTISH FOOTBALL

An illustrated who's who of Scottish pre-war football. 1st edition. 4to. 192pp. Photos throughout. Original red pictorial cloth, lightly rubbed and bumped to corners. Ink mark to right-hand edge of front

£50.00

ALAN BRECK'S BOOK OF SCOTTISH FOOTBALL

An illustrated who's who of Scottish pre-war football. 1st edition. 4to. 192pp. Photos throughout. Original red pictorial cloth, lightly rubbed and bumped to corners. Titles are a little faded. Original

£38.00

ALEX FERGUSON - A YEAR IN THE LIFE: THE MANAGER'S DIARY

Fergie's diary of the 1994-95 Manchester United season. 8vo. 281pp. 24 page sof photographs. Dust-wrapper, sl soiled.

£4.00

ALL QUIET ON THE HOOLIGAN FRONT. EIGHT YEARS THAT SHOOK FOOTBALL

An examination of the state of the game pre and post the Hillsborough disaster of 1988. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Fine in dust wrapper.

£6.00

BAMBOO GOALPOSTS

One man's quest to teach the People's Republic of China to love football. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good in dustwrapper.

£8.00

BEHIND THE SCENES IN BIG FOOTBALL

Knighton (1884-1959) was assistant manager at Man City and Huddersfield before the first World War. In 1919 he became manager of Arsenal, a post he held until 1925 when the club replaced him with Herbert

£95.00

THE BEST OF CHARLES BUCHAN'S FOOTBALL MONTHLY

Lavishly produced reproduction of some of the best articles and images from 1951-1971. 4to. 176pp. Illustrated boards. Fine condition.

£8.00

BIg MONEY BEAUTIFUL GAME: WINNERS AND LOSERS IN FINANCIAL FOOTBALL

The effect of the vast amounts of money flooding into football in the 1990s. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Good.

£5.00

BILLY WRIGHT'S FOOTBALL SCRAPBOOK

Billy Wright looks at some of the great footballers of his era. Paperback. Small 4to. Central vertical fold. A good copy.

£9.00

BLACK MAGIC: ENGLAND'S BLACK FOOTBALLERS

Players such as Viv Anderson, Chamberlain, Blissett, Regis, Fashanu and Crooks talk about their lives and hopes. Paperback. 8vo. 186pp. Very good condition.

£8.00

THE BRAZIL BOOK OF FOOTBALL

An overview of Brazilian football, with articles penned by such stars of the 1962 Chile World Cup finals as Garrincha, Zagallo, Vava, Pele. 8vo. 127pp. 20 b/w plates. Green cloth, no dust-wrapper.

£4.00

THE BRAZIL BOOK OF FOOTBALL

An overview of Brazilian football, with articles penned by such stars of the 1962 Chile World Cup finals as Garrincha, Zagallo, Vava, Pele. 8vo. 127pp. 20 b/w plates. Dust-wrapper, rubbed to edges with

£5.00

A BRIGHT SUNSET OR RECOLLECTIONS OF THE LAST DAYS OF A YOUNG SCOTTISH FOOTBALL PLAYER

This religious tract tells of an accident which befell 16-year-old William Riddell, a Glasgow youth. First published in 1884. Ninth Edition. 12mo. vii + 142pp. + 6pp of adverts. text illustrations. Original

£20.00

CONCERNING SOCCER

Volume on football by the great cricket and football journalist. Contains notes on the history of the game plus analysis of the England v Austria international and much more. 1st edition. 8vo. 186pp.

£42.00

DUE ANNI DI PASSIONE E DI VIAGGI

Italian language tour diary of the Italian National football team in the years 1926-1927. In 1926 the Italian football side started to move away from amateur status, though not truly professionals they

£395.00

THE DUNLOP FOOTBALLER'S COMPANION

General work on the history and structure of the game. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Very good in dustwrapper.

£5.00

EUROPEAN SOCCER

Chapters on great European players, including Muller, Cruyff, Riva, etc. plus a chapter on the 1970 World Cup. 8vo. 234pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Ink stamps to many

£5.00

FAMOUS FOOTBALLERS C.1896-97 (CABINET SIZED EDITION)

This important volume was originally published in weekly parts as 'Famous Footballers and Athletes'. It was published in book form in 1897. It forms a wonderful record of Victorian football with full-page

£325.00

THE FINAL

More adventures of the 'fictional' Jackie Groves on the pitch and in the bedroom. 1st edition. 8vo. 175pp. A very good copy in dust wrapper.

£7.50

FOOTBALL FINAL: SELECTED WRITINGS ON SOCCER

The third collection of football writings put together by Michael Parkinson and Willis Hall for the Golddiggers Trust. 8vo. 144pp. pin and ink illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper, faded at spine and

£5.00

THE FOOTBALL MAN: PEOPLE AND PASSIONS IN SOCCER

A classic study of the various roles in football and the men who fill them, including the most perceptive commentary of George Best there is. 8vo. 253pp. 12 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, lightly

£28.00

THE FOOTBALL MANAGERS

Pawson looks at the development of the role of the Manager from a minor administrative role to the high profile media figure of the modern era and some of the characters who have risen to the heights in

£4.00

FOOTBALL REPORT - AN ANTHOLOGY OF SOCCER (MULTI SIGNED BY MANCHESTER UNITED 1968 AND WORLD CUP WINNERS)

Football anthology. 8vo. 174pp. Second impression. Dust-wrapper, fine.  Signed to the front endpapers by the full Manchester United 1968 European Cup winning team - Stepney, Best, Sadler, Aston,

£695.00

FOOTBALL REPORT: AN ANTHOLOGY OF SOCCER

Anthology of fine football writing. 8vo. Very good in dustwrapper.

£4.00

FOOTBALL YEAR

A journey through a year in football taking in the big clubs and matches as well as the lower leagues. A fascinating study of football in the fifties. 8vo. 160pp. Line drawings through the text. Dust-wrapper,

£12.00

FOOTBALL: 365 DAYS

Lavishly illustrated history of international football in the world cup in a calendar format with little profiles, tips and photos or historical tidbits for each day which moves chronologically through

£60.00

FOOTBALL'S GREAT HEROES AND ENTERTAINERS

Football book. 8vo. 273pp. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed nicely by Jimmy Greaves to front endpaper.

£12.00

FROM THE VALLEY TO SELHURST PARK AND OTHER POEMS

A collection of poems covering many sports, including football, cricket, boxing and wrestling. Paperback. 14 x 10cm. 34pp. Signed by the author to inside of front cover. Very good.

£18.00

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