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'The Great Game: Football Through The Ages'

By Dean Nicholas | Posted 7th June 2012, 8:59
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Our latest ebook, The Great Game: Football Through The Ages, is a collection of great writing from the History Today archive about the world's most popular sport.

In this book you'll learn about about how the rules of the world's most popular sport were forged in the public schools of Victorian Britain; discover how the game was used as a propaganda tool by Nazi Germany; meet Algeria's "football revolutionaries" and Stalin's "soccer soldiers"; find out the high stakes of supporting your team in Franco's Spain; wince at the cavalier attitude towards stadium safety that has characterised the English game, and revisit one of the more sordid moments in Scottish football history.

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