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A League of Their Own provides readers with a closer look at the FIFA Club World Champions. It examines teams such as FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Manchester City. Readers will catch a glimpse into the history of these clubs while also learning about the individual philosophies of some of the top coaches. A League of Their Own discusses different tactical philosophies as well as how these tactical approaches have been adjusted by some of soccer’s greatest coaches, such as Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho, Luis Enrique, and Louis van Gaal. Finally, readers will be taken through case studies of each individual team with a step-by-step analysis of how these tactical setups are successful and how they can be exploited.
Bernie, Bill & The Browns is the story of the Cleveland Browns, passionate fans, and a decade that truly was the last great era in Cleveland football. When the Cleveland Browns selected Bernie Kosar in the 1985 Supplemental draft, few knew just how much that would impact the next decade of Cleveland Browns football. They were coming off of a rough patch, but had a long history of winning. The fans were passionate and ready to support a winner.
Beyond Just Win tells the inspirational story of Texas high school football Coach G.A. Moore, who won more games than anyone in the storied history of Texas high school football. During a 45-year career, he amassed 429 victories and eight state championships numbers that place him well above other coaches.
But Moore’s influence extended far beyond winning football games. He shaped the character of two generations of young men. To Moore, winning wasn’t everything. He wanted to win while maintaining good sportsmanship. He demanded that his players be exemplary people on and off the field. If they disrespected a teacher in class, they paid for it at practice.
How does a team and a coach, who were nearly forgotten three years ago, achieve the impossible? How do they rise to the top and conquer the Premier League, the toughest league in the world? Claudio Ranieri: T(h)inkerman offers the answer to those questions. Everyone is entitled to dream big after Claudio Ranieri’s miracle with Leicester City. Sports reporter, Aris Gatas, has followed Ranieri’s course over the last two years, collecting exclusive interviews and reports and using them to create this detailed biography of Ranieri.
In Coach for a Nation, the reader sees Knute Rockne’s rise from immigrant child to Notre Dame coaching legend to revered national figure speaks to the endless possibilities of the human spirit. Rockne’s visionary genius and engaging personality made Notre Dame football a household name from coast to coast.
Mapping the Pitch takes an informal and entertaining look at some of the most influential football coaches and teams in the game’s history as well as exploring some of the origins of football’s more well-known formations and the players who were an integral part of them. The book includes contributions by former players and coaches, photos, illustrations and diagrams.
More than Ninety Minutes is an analysis of tactics, signings, managers, players, and club directors’ decisions. Based on real examples taken from recent soccer history, the author, Alejandro Perez, dissects the mistakes that are made along with their successes. He then examines how their actions on and off the pitch impacted their play and their trophy cabinets. It is a critical account arising from a weekly study made over the course of ten years of the top European leagues and clubs such as Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico de Madrid, Inter Milan, Bayern Munich, and Borussia Dortmund.
So You Think You Know Indiana University Football? will cover every facet of Indiana University football. Delving into this book is an intriguing and fun way for fans to test and increase their knowledge of Indiana’s football program. This book will include:
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