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Raith Rovers Fc Since 1996

Raith Rovers Fc Since 1996 Author Tony Fimister
ISBN-10 0752432397
Release 2004-06-01
Pages 128
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A history of Raith Rovers Football Club since 1996


Unthinkable Author Steven Lawther
ISBN-10 1909626643
Release 2014-08-01
Pages 224
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From managerless crisis club to qualifying for Europe, the behind-the-scenes stories of the underdogs who defied the odds to win their first national trophy At the start of 1986 Raith Rovers were a club in crisis. Languishing near the bottom of Scottish soccer, they were managerless and playing before crowds of just a few hundred. Yet less than a decade on the club would defy the odds to win their first ever national trophy, the Scottish League Cup, defeating Glasgow giants Celtic and qualifying for Europe in one of Scottish soccer's most dramatic cup finals. Unthinkable tells the inside story of that remarkable journey and thrilling final from the perspective of the management and players of the Kirkcaldy club. Drawing on illuminating interviews with all the main characters, it reveals exactly what the players were thinking each step of the way and what drove them on to achieve their unparalleled success. The true story of underdogs battling against the odds to take their place in the history of the Scottish game.

Down the Line

Down the Line Author Julian Broddle
ISBN-10 1975916506
Release 2017-08-29
Pages 292
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This book is about Julian Broddle, a former professional footballer in the English and Scottish football leagues.It shares with you the up and coming rising star from the tender age of 6 years old, when he was picked up by a local club, right through his professional football career ending in a league and cup double for Raith Rovers.This true-life story then takes Julian through his second career as a police officer with South Yorkshire and Greater Manchester Police.The stories will have you laughing and sometimes sitting on the edge of your seat.A very honest and gripping story of a football legend and a hero police officer until his demise in 2016.

The Retribution

The Retribution Author Val McDermid
ISBN-10 9780802194671
Release 2012-01-03
Pages 416
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Val McDermid is a world-class crime writer whose books have sold millions worldwide. Now joining the Atlantic Monthly Press list for the first time, she is back with a chilling, high-velocity thriller featuring her immensely popular creations, clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill and detective Carol Jordan. Tony Hill has had a good run. He and detective Carol Jordan have put away scores of dangerous criminals at a rate that colleagues envy. But there is one serial killer who has shaped and defined their careers, and whose evil surpasses all others: Jacko Vance, ex-celebrity and sociopath whose brilliance and utter lack of remorse have never left Tony’s mind in the ten years since his imprisonment. Now Jacko has escaped from prison—even more twisted and cunning than before, he is focused on wreaking revenge on Tony and Carol for his years spent in prison. Tony and Carol don’t know when Jacko will strike, or where. All they know is that Jacko will cause them to feel fear like they’ve never known. A chilling, utterly gripping tour de force, The Retribution is the ideal introduction or re-introduction to the world of Tony Hill and Carol Jordan. It is an unforgettable read.

El Clasico Barcelona v Real Madrid

El Clasico  Barcelona v Real Madrid Author Richard Fitzpatrick
ISBN-10 9781408171097
Release 2012-08-02
Pages 256
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Real Madrid versus Barcelona is regarded by many as the most captivating fixture in world football. But it is not only the on-pitch battles that have forged their rivalry. From General Franco and bloody civil war to the Catalan city of Barcelona's lukewarm reaction to Spain's recent World Cup and European Championship triumphs, bitterness is never far from the surface. In El Clásico, Richard Fitzpatrick charts the key political and historical flashpoints between the two clubs. With exclusive interviews with key figures, including Luís Figo, Hristo Stoichkov, Joan Laporta and Vicente del Bosque, El Clásico is the definitive guide to football's greatest feud.

Education and Schooling

Education and Schooling Author John MacBeath
ISBN-10 9781135039073
Release 2013-10-08
Pages 224
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Written in an easily accessible style, each chapter of this book illuminates deeper lying issues about the nature of schooling, learning, leadership, research, and the impact of globalisation on the lives of schools, teachers, children and families. Each of the seven themes, or lenses, through which the education system is viewed, will be of value to teachers and school leaders, as well as to academics and students on education programmes.

International Sport A Bibliography 1995 1999

International Sport  A Bibliography  1995 1999 Author Richard William Cox
ISBN-10 9781135775339
Release 2004-04-22
Pages 200
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There has been an explosion in the quantity of sports history literature published in recent years, making it increasingly difficult to keep abreast of developments. The annual number of publications has increased from around 250 to 1,000 a year over the last decade. This is due in part to the fact that during the late 1980s and 90s, many clubs, leagues and governing bodies of sport have celebrated their centenaries and produced histories to mark this occasion and commemorate their achievements. It is also the result of the growing popularity and realisation of the importance of sport history research within academe. This international bibliography of books, articles, conference proceedings and essays in the English language is a one-stop for the sports historian to know what is new.

Scottish Football Quotations

Scottish Football Quotations Author Kenny Macdonald
ISBN-10 9781780570013
Release 2011-03-25
Pages 224
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In this, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed first volume of quotations about our national sport, Kenny MacDonald delves once more into Scotland's sweaty, smelly football dressing-rooms and emerges with a batch of statements which are profond, amusing, acerbic and sometimes plain bizarre.

In Search of Duncan Ferguson

In Search of Duncan Ferguson Author Alan Pattullo
ISBN-10 9781780577470
Release 2014-09-11
Pages 336
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He was one of the hardest, most controversial footballers of his generation: the £20million man who became the first professional player to go to jail for an offence committed on the field of play. He was the fans’ hero who disappeared. Duncan Ferguson was an old-fashioned Scottish centre-forward who went from a boarding house in Dundee to the marble staircase of Rangers in a record-breaking transfer. His £4m move from Dundee United to Ibrox made him British football’s most expensive native player. But he would also become one of the most notorious footballers in the land. Sent to prison after head-butting an opponent during a Scottish Premier Division match between Rangers and Raith Rovers, Ferguson made history all over again. He served half of a three-month sentence in Glasgow’s infamous Barlinnie Prison. A twelve-match ban from the Scottish Football Association was later overturned following a long appeal process. Bruised by the experience, he turned his back on Scotland’s national team and the media. Ferguson reaped the riches of the Sky era. He was a folk hero at Everton, where he spent ten years either side of an injury-hit spell at Newcastle United. Although the game made him a millionaire, he rejected its new culture of celebrity and remained a fiery figure, racking up a Premiership record of eight red cards. And then, after scoring in the final minute of the last game of his career, he turned his back on football completely – or so it seemed.

The 10 Football Matches That Changed the World

The 10 Football Matches That Changed the World Author Jim Murphy
ISBN-10 9781849547666
Release 2014-06-11
Pages 352
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The assertion that 'football isn't a matter of life or death, it's much more important than that' has been verified repeatedly throughout modern history. It has bolstered tyrants and helped depose them; contributed to conflict and created ceasefires. It has been an incubator of racism at home and helped bring down a racist regime abroad; shaped cities, changed cultures and inspired resistance. Its impact is as dynamic as the game itself. In this fascinating exploration, Jim Murphy takes us on a journey around the world and through the years, from Franco's Spain to Africa's Alcatraz, Robben Island. Charting the match that sparked a Central American war, the Barcelona team threatened at gunpoint, and the game that helped save Rupert Murdoch's media empire, among much else, Murphy lends a fresh new perspective to some of the most iconic moments in international football. Blending a love of the game with an appreciation of its place in global events, this is an authoritative and often humorous mix of sport and history, featuring fascinating first-hand insights from those most involved in the ten matches that changed the world ... and the one that didn't.


Stramash Author Daniel Gray
ISBN-10 9781909912281
Release 2013-07-22
Pages 192
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Fatigued by bloated big-game football and bored of a samey big cities, Daniel Gray went in search of small town Scotland and its teams. At the time when the Scottish club game is drifting towards its lowest ebb once more, Stramash singularly falls to wring its hands and address the state of the game, preferring instead to focus on Bobby Mann's waistline. Part travelogue, part history and part mistakenly spilling ketchup on the face of a small child, Stramash takes an uplifting look at the country's nether regions. Using the excuse of a match to visit places from Dumfries to Dingwall, Gray surveys Scotland's towns and teams in their present state. Stramash accomplishes the feats of visiting Dumfries without mentioning Robert Burns, being positive about Cumbernauld and linking Elgin City to Lenin. It is ae fond look at Scotland as you've never seen it before.REVIEWS: 'There have been previous attempts by authors to explore the off-the-beaten paths of the Scottish football landscape, but Daniel Gray's volume is in another league' - THE SCOTSMAN'Truly splendid' - ARTHUR MONTFORD'An excellent book about the country's smaller teams - [Stramash] captures the vague romance that still clings to these smaller Scottish clubs. It will make a must-read for every non-Old Firm football fan - and for many Rangers and Celtic supporters too' - DAILY RECORD'As he takes in a match at each stopping-off point, Gray presents little portraits of small Scottish towns, relating histories of declining industry, radical politics and the connection between a team and its community. It's a brilliant way to rediscover Scotland' - THE HERALD'A great read, because Gray doesn't write about just football, he uses football as an excuse to explore the histories of small towns in Scotland' - THE SKINNY'Why do the Gers and Hoops have retail outlets in the capital? Why do buses depart for Glasgow on a Saturday morning from every corner of Scotland? Gray's book is a splendid attempt to answer these questions, and more besides - The result is sociology at its best, which is to say eminently readable - Stramash may turn out to be a memoir of the way we were, and an epitaph' - SUNDAY HERALD'I defy anyone to read Stramash and not fall in love with Scottish football's blessed eccentricities all over again - Funny enough to bring on involuntary laugh out loud moments' - THE SCOTTISH FOOTBALL BLOG

Chelsea Football Club

Chelsea Football Club Author Scott Cheshire
ISBN-10 0951164015
Release 1988
Pages 232
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Chelsea Football Club has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Chelsea Football Club also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Chelsea Football Club book for free.

Scottish Football

Scottish Football Author Scott Burns
ISBN-10 1908051493
Release 2013-04-01
Pages 285
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Heroes and legends of the Scottish game unite to share their stories and memories, in their own words, as they helped their respective clubs step out of the shadows of Rangers and Celtic Offering a true behind-the-scenes story of some of the game's greatest achievement, this history covers every title, European, Scottish Cup, and League Cup triumph from Sir Alex Ferguson's time at Aberdeen to Dundee United's Scottish Cup heroics of 2010. The triumphs of Motherwell, Kilmarnock, Raith Rovers, St. Mirren, Dundee United, Aberdeen, Livingston, Hibs, and Hearts are covered extensively by the very people who helped write themselves into the history books of the Scottish game. The likes of Alex McLeish, Willie Miller, Paul Lambert, Jimmy Nicholl, Stevie Kirk, Stuart Lovell, Paul Wright, Steven Fletcher, Jim Jefferies, David Goodwillie, and Maurice Malpas give a unique insight into some of their greatest footballing moments. Fans finally have access to the inside story of each glory run, from stays in haunted hotels to the dressing room and tunnel bust-ups to the illegal betting scandals, as well as the joy and pain as individuals and teams overcome the odds and adversity to come out on top.

Sports Geography

Sports Geography Author John Bale
ISBN-10 9780419252306
Release 2003
Pages 196
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Looks at the impact geography has on sports around the world.

Open the Door

Open the Door Author Catherine MacFarlane Carswell
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433074942479
Release 1920
Pages 399
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Open the Door has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Open the Door also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Open the Door book for free.

Raith Rovers Football Club 1991 92 1995 96

Raith Rovers Football Club  1991 92 1995 96 Author Tony Fimister
ISBN-10 0752424254
Release 2002-06-01
Pages 128
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This book is part of the Images of Sport series, which uses old photographs and archived images to show the history of various local sports in Great Britain.

Boots Balls and Haircuts

Boots  Balls and Haircuts Author Hunter Davies
ISBN-10 1844032612
Release 2004-07
Pages 288
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Who doesn't remember Kevin Keegan's haircut? Or David Seaman's? Or David Beckham's latest...? From the History of the Ball to the History of Football Haircuts, this book examines every facet of football beyond the rules and goals to the fans, commentators, merchandise, books and even art it has inspired.