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The Resource Soccernomics : why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey-- and even Iraq-- are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport, Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski

Soccernomics : why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey-- and even Iraq-- are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport, Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski

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Soccernomics : why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey-- and even Iraq-- are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport
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Soccernomics
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why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey-- and even Iraq-- are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport
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Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
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Soccernomics
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A pair of award-winning journalists draw on analogies from a range of disciplines to consider why forefront soccer teams win or lose World Cup competitions, offering insight into the playing styles of leading national teams as well as overall factors that influence how the game is played. Original
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336893
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DLC
Dewey number
796.334
Index
index present
LC call number
GV943.9.S64
LC item number
K88 2009
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non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey and even Iraq are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport
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why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey and even Iraq are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport
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by Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
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Soccernomics
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why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey and even Iraq are destined to become the kings of the worlds most popular sport
Soccernomics : why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey-- and even Iraq-- are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport, Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
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Soccernomics : why England loses, why Germany and Brazil win, and why the US, Japan, Australia, Turkey-- and even Iraq-- are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport, Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-212) and index
Contents
Driving with a dashboard : in search of new truths about soccer -- Why England loses and others win -- The clubs : racism, stupidity, bad transfers, capital cities, the mirage of the NFL, and what actually happened in that penalty shoot-out in Moscow. Gentlemen prefer blonds : how to avoid silly mistakes in the transfer market ; The worst business in the world : why soccer clubs don't (and shouldn't) make money ; Need not apply : does English soccer discriminate against Black people? ; The economist's fear of the penalty kick : are penalties cosmically unfair, or only if you are Nicholas Anelka? ; The suburban newsagents : city sizes and soccer prizes ; Football versus football -- The fans : loyalty, suicides, happiness, and the country with the best supporters. The country that loves soccer most ; Are soccer fans polygamists? : a critique of the Nick Hornby model of fandom ; A fan's suicide notes : do people jump off buildings when their teams lose? ; Happiness : why hosting a World Cup is good for you -- Countries : rich and poor, Tom Thumb, Guus Ghiddink, Saddam, and the champions of the future. The curse of poverty : why poor countries are poor at sports ; Tom Thumb : the best little soccer country on earth ; Core to periphery : the future map of global soccer
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ocn316825682
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21 cm.
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Extent
viii, 328 p.
Isbn
9781568584256
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009023502
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(OCoLC)316825682

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